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Hoia Baciu Forest

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Where trees bend and bow

Of course I read about the stories connected to this place and as the curious person that I am, I... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Sibiu, Romania
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It is pretty awesome but not nearly as spooky as the 'haunted-ness' scores would led me believe... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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Strada Taietura Turcului, Cluj-Napoca 400285, Romania
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

It is pretty awesome but not nearly as spooky as the 'haunted-ness' scores would led me believe. Trees growing in a spiral (all in the same direction) as well as the ones start growing in an arch shape... Quite interesting to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ildicho
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I never actually got to visit Hoia forest as I could not find where to park or where to access the forest from. I drove for about two hours round and around, through industrial estates and residntial areas but was unable to find any access...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 997miguelb
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Of course I read about the stories connected to this place and as the curious person that I am, I convinced a friend to come with me there. But you know how nothing really happens when you are really looking for it? Well, I would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

the tour is not that long or tiring, it takes around two hours to complete, and it includes a lot of pretty sites and a lot of folklore and legends, it's sad that part of the forest might be lost due to the expanding city,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 14 August 2018

If you are living in Cluj, this is a nice place for a walk. They say that here you can find aliens, so be careful:))

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

This forest is amazing, the air is fresh, the trees have strange shapes and its history is frightening!

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Andreea L
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This place is great for outdoor picnics, jogging, especially bike rides. Don't miss out on hoia festivals!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank renataoprea90
Reviewed 9 February 2018

They say the forest is haunted, or an unexplainable energy hot-spot. Well, nothing happened to me, I didn't feel anything, no mystical trance, no spooky energies, nothing at all. On a second thought, I did feel something: pain. This forest is not neglected. It is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
18  Thank Josef O
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I felt a strong energy exchange when visiting Hoia Baciu Forest. I recommend it for those interested in meditation and mystery. Nicole V

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank Nicole V
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Had a great time on a night tour of Hoia Baciu forest. Can't say it's actually haunted but it was fun to hear the stories and we had a nice hike.

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank RunnerSof
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Jim A
20 September 2018|
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it's better to ask a local or a guide, we entered through the back street of the new construction sites, and walked to the forest through the little hill behind the street. if you go by taxi, you can just tell the driver... More