The Red Lake
COUNTY ATTRACTIONS / Most popular locations
Gyilkos-tó, Románia, Lacu Roșu 535502, Romania
The Red Lake (Lacul Roșu) is a natural dam lake formed by the collapse of a slope due to the earthquake on January 23, 1838, with a magnitude of 6.9. It is located at the foot of Hășmașul Mare Mountain, near the Gorges of Bicaz, at the intersection of Neamț and Harghita counties, at a distance of 10 km from Bicaz-Chei (Neamț) and 26 km from Gheorgheni (Harghita).
The Red Lake also became an important tourist resort over time. The surroundings of the lake have a pleasant microclimate, particularly beneficial for treating states of physical and mental exhaustion, insomnia, neurasthenia. The multiannual average temperature is 8°C, above the 6°C average of intramontane depressions. The valley is practically protected from the winds, the air is particularly clean, rich in natural aerosols. The picturesque surroundings offer excellent conditions for those looking for sources of rapid natural regeneration.