The Sphinx


The Sphinx is a natural rock formation in the Bucegi Mountains in Romania. It is located at an altitude of 2.216 metres, a 10-minute walk from the Babele.

The image of the sphinx appeares when the rock, having an 8 m height and a 12 m width, is watched from a certain angle.bucegi-sphinx-romania

Origin of the name Sphinx is due to its resemblance to a human head. Its shape is due to the wind erosion.

Contact and information:

Address: Busteni, Romania

Can be reached by cable car or on foot. Cable car from Busteni up to Babele (2.206 m).

By foot from Busteni to Babele: 4-5 hours (follow mcropped-historiahumanidad07_04.jpgark Blue Cross)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s