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Nowadays, it is a popular holiday resort and many villas were built on the shores of the lake, especially after the Romanian Revolution of 1989.
The name is of South Slavic origin (probably Bulgarian), from the the word snaga (meaning "force", "power") and the "-ov" sufix.
- Snagov lake , a lake with a surface of 5.75 km2
- Snagov monastery , located on an island on Snagov lake. The grave of Vlad Tepes is said to be located here.
- Siliştea Snagovului , a church built in 1664.
- Snagov forest , the last remnant of the codrii Vlasiei that once surrounded Bucharest.
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