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At the foot of Rodnei at 800 meters altitude, is Borsa, a town full of tradition and history. Her first document dates from 1365, when it was mentioned that was part of the Cuhea that belonged BOGDANESTI. After two years, the Hungarian king Louis I, seized the BOGDANESTI, including Borsa, then known as Bors, and gave Drăgoşeştilor. BORSA name reappears in documents in 1450, when it takes possession of Nicolae Luca, sons Stephen and Nan, son Hotiko of Viseu. A significant event is the victory that Borsa inhabitants have obtained it under the leadership of archpriest Şandor Lupu, the Tatars returning from last Raid in Maramures, the place called today Plain Tatars.
Borsa has a rich history and residents who have preserved the tradition of the port and the ancient times. Besides, the folk performances draw here, every year, thousands of tourists from home and abroad. Tourists visiting these places while traveling. A hearty meal consisting of polenta with cheese, Jintai, a delicious sour milk balmoş served in nature, surrounded by flames around soup pot can be an unforgettable experience. Lively and always smiling, people cherish the tradition of Borsa every day, a proof of this being wearing colorful costumes, bestowed from father to son. At Borsa, shepherding is one of the oldest occupations, which perpetuated from generation to generation, preserving and archaic form of order and administration: host mountain shepherd, shepherds and strungaşul. Apart from this occupation, the residents have, since ancient times, gift wood processing and modeling, structural and decorative forms leaven of rare beauty. Whether we are talking about houses, furniture or simple decorative objects, they have raised the craft to an art. Tourism is well developed in the area, especially in winter, because of favorable conditions for winter sports. Here, history makes its presence felt. After the southern part of Maramures was annexed by Hungary, Hungarians ski enthusiasts sought places to build international quality slopes. They chose, finally, the Baile Borsa, located in northern Rodnei Mountains. The beauty of the landscape, impressive peaks, ski slopes and perfect for ideal weather conditions have fascinated all winter sports enthusiasts. Thus, Baile Borsa became for them, soon a meeting point.