Tourists can visit 200 year old rare Sequoia tree in Semenic park

You don’t have to travel all the way to the US to see a Sequoia tree, as one rare exemplary can be found in the Semenic National Park in the Caras Gorges.

The tree is said to have been perfectly adapted to the climate conditions of Romania, at an altitude of 700 meters.

The tree is 45 meters high and has a circumference of 5.7 meters. The specialists from the National Forest association say that the tree might be 200 years old. Nobody, however, knows how the tree ended up in Romania. Apparently, there are very few Sequoia trees in Romania.


photos by zigzag prin romania







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