Did you choose the Geoagiu-Băi Resort as your holiday destination? Besides the thermal water pools, there are plenty of historic and touristic objectives to be found and explore.

1.000-year-old mini-church!

The top-ranked spots from Geoagiu are the roman baths situated right near the thermal complex of pools, followed by the Roman road and the Cigmău camp. The Roman chapel is a circular church of very small dimensions, thought to be one of the oldest if not the oldest church in Romania.

It was built one millennium ago from reused Roman bricks and river stone. It is one of a kind. The native home of Aurel Vlaicu and the monument dedicated to him can be seen in the town which bears the same name. If you want to admire the orthodox architecture of the area, then you have to visit the churches "Sfinții Arhangheli Mihail și Gavriil" from Băcâia and Bozeș, as well as the orthodox church from Geoagiu.

Caves with treasures and ghosts

Among the touristic objectives, you must visit the Clocota waterfall( it is 20 metres tall) and the Haiducilor cave, where a treasure is said to have been buried. For a one day trip, you can go to the Fallen Cave (Peștera Prăbușită) from Cigmau(80% of the cave collapsed in 1977 and some persons claim to have seen and taken photos of ghosts) along with the Zidită cave.

For the latter, you should inform yourself before taking off as there is a certain bat colony that has to be maintained so as not to go extinct. There's also two thermal springs, "Tămăduirea" with mineral water and the "Roman" spring with bicarbonate and calcic water. Both of these await you in Geoagiu along with the Măzii and Cibului keys if you're a climbing amateur.

An antique unique thermal centre

Specialists say that the thermal centre is one of a kind due to the way they are organised. The spring was used by the Dacians before the Roman conquered them, however, it was the Romans that built a network of terracotta tubes. Few people know that there were found many golden plates which were brought as a thank you gift for the thermal treatment.

The military camp at Urieșilor fortress

On the right riverbank of Mureșului, near Cigmău, there is a Roman military camp between Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa and Apulum (Alba-Iulia of today).

According to https://www.cniptgeoagiubai.ro, a fortified settlement was built there in the Dacian times. The garrison that defended the camp was called Numerus Singulatorium Peditum Britannicianorum and it was composed of a principal building and wooden buildings and granaries. The access to the camp is marked by a touristic indicator, through the county road 107A, near Cigmău.

The battle at the Bread Field

In 13th October 1479, a large army led by Ali Kodsa, along with a smaller one led by Basarab Țepeluș, try to defeat the christian army led by Ștefan Bathory, voivode of Transilvania, Basarab the Old and Vuk Brankovic. The Christians were on the verge of losing the battle, however, they were saved by Pavel Chinezu.

Joining the fight from the Romos forest, Pavel Chinezu succeeds in the defeating the Turkish armies. It is the first time after the Big Schism (1054) when christians united together against the Ottoman army.


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