At the foothill of the Vlădeasa massif, near Rogojel village, in the place called “Lord’s Hill” there is one of the few specimens of giant Sequoia.
The Apuseni Giant
- was brought over 100 years ago from the U.S. by the former landowner Silvestru Gal (“The Lord”) and planted near his summer residence in Carmăzan, a territory that later received the name “Lord’s Hill”.
- Four people can barely cover it’s circumference
- The trunk separates into two twin stems, which rise above the surrounding trees to a height of over 40m.
- It is a natural monument and an important tourist attraction.