Turda, Romania: Religious Freedom and a Pinch of Salt

Turda, Romania, is a smallish town with larger-than-life tourist attractions. These include a big salt mine, a church where one of Europe’s first edicts on religious freedom was signed, and an over-the-top hotel that capitalizes on clichés about Transylvania, the region where the town is located. Visiting Turda’s disused salt mine is a bizarre experience. You walk through passages and chambers ... Read Full Article