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“prahova valley”(11 reviews)
“on foot”(4 reviews)
“war heroes”(3 reviews)
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Varful Caraiman, Muntii Bucegi, Busteni 105500, Romania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily I chose a perfect day for hiking to Crucea Caraiman - starting at chalet Babele following the red cross signs. At first when u notice the cross from distance it is a breathtaking sight! When you get closer the sight gets even more beautiful....More

Thank Tamir M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Worth taking a trip up there, disappointing to see it surrounded by works, an excavator, and lots of steel bars laying on the ground... Trekking up there is a nice outdoor activity, taking the difficult path equally rewarding with its scenery and less people, as...More

1  Thank Calin A
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Such an amazing place! There are two pathways to get there! One it s difficult and not for people who are afraid of heights but the other one it s soft and ok for getting there. The views from the cross are unbelievable! You really...More

2  Thank Gianina_Cotia
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Cross is easy accessible via babele or via caraiman. Offers very nice view of bucegi and busteni and sinaia villages

1  Thank Julia_P_007
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Romanian sightseeing at it's highest near Babele and the Sfinx easy to ge there btw the cell reception is working great

1  Thank LucianDinu
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Builded between 1926-1928 at 2.291 m altitude, has a heigh of 36 m, very imposing and easy to access from Busteni. After going up with the cable car, it’s about 1.5 hours of pretty easy walk to get to the base.

2  Thank Marius A
Reviewed 30 January 2018

When you go to Romania, definitelly visit this small mountain city. I love it everytime i go there. Hicking to Crucea Caraiman may not be for everyone though. The trip is exhausting but worth it

1  Thank wanderstef
Reviewed 18 October 2017

If you climbing on the mountains ,is very important to visit this monument of war heroes. I know is very difficult to arrive up to it, but all efforts will be forget when you will have a wonderful view and see this art monument

Thank GeluCojan
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The hiking to the cross offers very beautiful landscapes over the Bucegi mountains. The cross itself is in the Guinness Book as the tallest cross at over 2000 metres altitude. The view over the Prahova Valley is also impressive.

Thank Claudiu S
Reviewed 13 June 2017

All I can say that I red already about this cross and while visiting Busteni town and the Castle of Cantacuzino , I saw the cross from across the valley. So if you are around those places look up on the mountains and find the...More

1  Thank Yoav K
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