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Grota cu Aburi

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Grota cu Aburi, or the steam cave, is near Baile Herculane.

It is approached by climbing the mountain behind the Roman Hotel of Herculane.



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Alex at the signpost to Grota cu Abari, the Steam Cave.



Photo: Adrian Gheorghe 2006




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Views on the way up to Grota cu Abari.

Photo: Adrian Gheorghe 2006




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This panorama on the way up to Grota cu Abari shows the valley in which Baile Herculane is situated.

Photo: Adrian Gheorghe 2006




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At the Grota cu Aburi, steam issues from a hole in the stone, and makes a very loud noise.

Photo: Adrian Gheorghe 2006




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Roman Hotel and Cerna river at Herculane, over the W border of Oltenia County at about 120 km W from Filiaşi

Photo: Adrian Gheorghe 2006


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The statue of Herculane in the middle of the town of Herculane

Photo: Adrian Gheorghe 2006


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Water source at Herculane, with hot water used to treat many diseases since Roman times there.

Photo: Adrian Gheorghe 2006


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Views of the left bank of the Danube between Herculane and Drobeta Turnu Severin, in the west part of Oltenia County, with monuments and the Iron Gates hydroelectrical factory.

Photo: Adrian Gheorghe 2006






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This site is to publicise the history and culture of Romania, and displays information from the Alexis Project Association

Alexis Project Filiasi/Romania
RC J/263/230/2007 CIF 21464151
Email: alexis_project@yahoo.com

in a partnership and contract with the Oltenia Museum:
Oltenia Museum Craiova/Romania
CF 4417192
Email: muzeulolteniei@yahoo.com

Because Oltenia Museum has the ability to verify the scientific importance of this information and because the specialists of Oltenia Museum have made contributions to this site, the copyrights to it are part of Oltenia Museum property.



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