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Living history

It was a pleasant and instructive experience to visit watermills from Rudaria, the more so as we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Romeo P
Ancient watermills worth a visit

When you want to visit the watermills at Eftimie Murgu you will have to have a decent car. The road... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2017
Erkenraadje
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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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4 weeks ago
“Living history”
Aug 27, 2017
“Ancient watermills worth a visit”
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| Rudaria Valley, Eftimie Murgu, Romania
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Reviewed November 6, 2015

The Rudăria (now Eftimie Murgu ) inhabitants grind their corn with amazing watermills. The mills are operated by a horizontal wheel system, a precursor of modern hydro-power technique. The villagers tell that the flour obtained in this way has a special flavour. The 22 mills...More

1  Thank Dariana2
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a pleasant and instructive experience to visit watermills from Rudaria, the more so as we saw them operating.

Thank Romeo P
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

When you want to visit the watermills at Eftimie Murgu you will have to have a decent car. The road towards there is not very good. But the mills are really worth the visit! They even restaurated one of them. There is no guide. It's...More

Thank Erkenraadje
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Cheile Rudãriei is not charming only because of the water mills but it has a wonderful landscape. It worths to explore the place with a bicycle instead of car!

Thank Ilona F
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Nice place to spent your time. A few watermills still working . You can buy grain for there . Good road for car too

Thank Mariralu
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

There are around 7 mills on the river banks and to go from one to the other is a real experience. The last one is the one with the tunnel. The scenery is so beautiful and the road keeps going up so that a picnic...More

Thank Anfrist
Reviewed January 18, 2017

There are several watermills that have been developed a long time ago. Most of them are still there, a little bit modernized. Most of these watermills are still functional, so you may see the entire process. The Rudaria Valley is a wonderful place to walk...More

Thank Laurentiu1987A
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Interesting place with interesting history. Some of the watermills still works. We bought some products directly from the mill.

Thank Bogdan B
Reviewed September 25, 2016

I got real excited over visiting a network of working mills powered by river water. They've tried to renovate the mills but instead of using classic materials like real wood or real millstone used sawdust boards, soft stones, concrete and railroad lines. You can get...More

Thank Bogdan P
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Rudariei Watermills (or Eftimie Murgu Watermills) are a good place to see, as it is the only park like this in the country.There is no tax for visiting. There are traffic signs for it but a portion of the road is quite bad.Anyway,it is worth...More

Thank Simona Mihaela N
Reviewed November 6, 2015

The Rudăria (now Eftimie Murgu ) inhabitants grind their corn with amazing watermills. The mills are operated by a horizontal wheel system, a precursor of modern hydro-power technique. The villagers tell that the flour obtained in this way has a special flavour. The 22 mills...More

1  Thank Dariana2
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