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Do you know that...

  • Retazat is the oldest Romanian national park, it was established in 1935?
  • Retezat has the highest number of mountain peaks over 2,000m in Romania (over 20)?
  • the mountain range gurgles with streams and has more than 80 glacial lakes?
  • the largest glacial lake in Romania is Bucura in Retezat (8.8 ha)?
  • the highest peak in the Retezat Mountain is Peleaga (2,509 m. high)?
  • the deepest glacial lake in Romania is Zanoaga in Retezat (29-metre deep)?
  • traditional grazing activities are still practiced by local people?

quotation from http://www.panparks.org/Network/OurParks/Retezat