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Targu Lapus, town in Transylvania / POP.13,300
Visit Targu Lapus and a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Wooden Church of Rogoz. Targu Lapus is a small town in Maramures, Transylvania.
> The wooden church from Rogoz (part of Targu Lapus)
> Rafting, fishing, camping
The village is located in the Lapus Land in Maramures, a northern region of Transylvania..
This is the only one (out of eight) UNESCO protected wooden church that is placed in a town, not a village, so you will have the chance to do more than just visiting the religious site.
Places to visit in Rogoz, Romania
The wooden church of Rogoz
...placed 8km from the Targu Lapus center, it was built by the villagers in 1663, right after the Tatar invasion 2 years before.
Drafting, fishing camping
...in the 28km long Lapus Gorges (Cheile Lapusului). It is a wonderful natural reservation and it starts from the Razoare part of the town
Concerts & Festivals in Maramures
If you're interested in clubs or good restaurants, the best place to go is the city of Baia Mare. If you decide to spend the night in the village, though, you can ask your host to cook for you some traditional Maramures dishes for dinner.