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We traveled East to West through Iron Gates by river boat and were quite impressed by the engineering achievement that produced it and the beauty that was created after the gorge was filled with water. Passing through the two locks, you can see what a...More
The stretch of the Danube River between Romania and Serbia is known as the “Iron Gate. It's considered to be the most scenic stretch of the Danube, and includes beautiful natural wonders, steep cliffs, 2 dams which feature giant locks for raising and lowering the...More
Danube River cruise thru the Iron Gates was totally wonderful. The two dams now provide both countries with much needed hydroelectric energy. The locks are huge; can accommodate 4 river barges at once, and, for free!
At the beginning of June 2018 we sailed on the Danube from Orsova through the Kazan Gorge. The journey took about 3 hours, we could see the rock sculpture of Decebalus, the Trajan's Plaque,, ... see the pictures. I recommend the voyage due to beautiful...More
We had a day on the Tauck river cruise that took us through some great scenery. This was a highlight. One of the guides was explaining different things along the way. It was nice to relax and view the mountains.
Sailing on a Danube river cruise between Braila and Budapest this area is certainly the most scenic part of the voyage,the gorge is flanked by trees except for a few of small villages and is quite impressive,there are a few sights to look out for...More
We past the Iron Gates as we sailed throug Romania. It was a foggy day but we did get to see the Stone Carving of the King and the surrounding hills. The river was high and there were many small tour boats in the area....More
If you get here you have 2 options to see the nature wonders:
1. take a boat trip, go on both Gates ( Cazanele Mici, Cazanele Mari)
2. hike the 2 mountains - Ciucarul Mare, Ciucarul Mic
If you don't do these then why bother...More
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We were on a Viking cruise and we did spend the day after visiting Belgrade cruising the gorge & Iron Gate en route to Bulgaria. . Maybe it is a bus tour to visit the lock system? (We did that when we went thru the Panama... More
We were on a Viking cruise and we did spend the day after visiting Belgrade cruising the gorge & Iron Gate en route to Bulgaria. . Maybe it is a bus tour to visit the lock system? (We did that when we went thru the Panama Canal.) I can only suggest you contact the cruise company with the question.