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Gondola Sinaia

Aleea Telegondolei, Sinaia 106100, Romania
+40 751 257 428
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Go up by gondola, down by foot

The one in Bustani is not working so we used this one without preperring the walk . with the map... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ido K
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Binyamina, Israel
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Amazing view

If you go to Sinaia, you should definitely go up there. We went up to the 1400 meters, and also to... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
ellab2018
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Situated in the heart of the Bucegi Mountains and reaching the highest altitude in Romania a cable has reached– 2050 m, Sinaia Gondola can be seen as the transition point between sky and earth, between beautiful and spectacular. The 1000-1400 section of Sinaia Gondola starts from Furnica neighborhood, reaching 1400 elevation. This section was opened in 2007, having 34 gondolas, each being able to carry up to eight people. The length of this section is 1312 meters. The maximum transportation capacity is 1700 people / hour and the gondolas are provided with external pockets for skis and snowboards. The 1400-2000 section of Sinaia Gondola is one of the latest and most performant cable installations from Europe and around the Globe, merging the two ski areas from Sinaia: the low and high altitude ski areas. Being equipped with ultramodern functioning systems and the latest technology in its field, the 1400-2000 section of Sinaia Gondola has two diesel engines and the latest energy saving system, named Direct Drive, which ensures a 20% reduction in electricity consumption as against traditional systems. This new section of Sinaia Gondola establishes three national records: the installation reaches the highest altitude in Romania – 2050 meters; in Valea cu Brazi area it reaches the biggest height from the ground ever recorded by an installation of this kind, 120 meters; this installation crosses the steepest segment of a cable installation – 45 degrees at the first three pylons. Soarelui Chairlift was developed for the slopes on the west side, being a modern cable installation with 85 chairs. The retractable cupola, ecological red leather seather, alongside with the silent engines offer tourists the most confortable chairlift trips from Romania. Partia Noua skilift is a babyski set for people learning how to ski or snowboard. It is situated at the end of Partia Noua slope. Throughout the skilift’s distance there is a nocturne installed which is perfectly suited for extended skiing or snowboarding days.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Aleea Telegondolei, Sinaia 106100, Romania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The one in Bustani is not working so we used this one without preperring the walk . with the map provided at the entance it was easy to follow the yellow/red signs allong a really nice path all the way down . doable even for...More

1  Thank Ido K
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

If you go to Sinaia, you should definitely go up there. We went up to the 1400 meters, and also to the 2000 - very nice!

Thank ellab2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

You have two choises...one -use the Cable Cab or Gondola. The Gondola is recommended for short waiting time, so do not esitate to use..

Thank cojan d
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We are not skier but we took the gondola up the mountain all the way to the top (change at 1400 m). The view on the top was breath taking. Highly recommend to add this attraction to your trip.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Great job at Gondola Sinaia, guys! Views are simply amazing, staff is very well informed and with professional attitude. They are very helpful for anybody whishing to have a nice trip on the mountains! Thanks!

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

The gondola is new and offers incredible views both to 1400m and to 2100m. The slopes were also pretty tidy (but I don't have any other experiences to justify a comparison). But services really suck... there are only extremly dirty portable toilets, only a very...More

2  Thank Adrian-Costin T
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Having been here a few days, having heard all of the excuses I can confirm Sinaia is not a ski resort, rather a troubled area with some snow and ski lifts that don't run when the city hall cant be bothered. Having to buy two...More

2  Thank Oliver B
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Maria F, SM at Gondola Sinaia, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

We are so sorry that your source of information was so subjective. Clearly. Sinaia is not a troubled area with some snow, it is one of the best ski resorts that Romania can offer. Hint: https://www.romania-insider.com/best-ski-resort-romania/ Politics has nothing to do with strong winds and...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The view is great and unexpected, in a Saturday morning, the gondola was clear and we did not wait at all. The employees are given advices and information about the region. If you arrive in Sinaia, definitely you need to visit Cota 2000 by Gondola...More

Thank coco2885
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Dobrin C, Public Relations Manager at Gondola Sinaia, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for your review! :) The view is indeed unexpected especially on the Carp Gondola (1400-2000), and truly mesmerizing on clear sky days. We are happy that you enjoyed your time!

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

It offers wonderful views to the Bucegi Mountains and it is very useful when yo go for ski. Had a great experience travelling by gondola.

Thank diana1974ar
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Dobrin C, Public Relations Manager at Gondola Sinaia, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for your review, Diana! We are glad that you had such a great experience with us! :)

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Divided in 2 lengths (1000-1400 and 1400-2000) it is the best experience you can have with a cable car. Its way cheaper than the old cable car and you can admire the beautiful landscape easy.

Thank AndreiGS
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Dobrin C, Public Relations Manager at Gondola Sinaia, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for the review, Andrei! :) It is indeed easier and more enjoyable to admire the great view in a cozier space.

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Ahmed S
17 April 2018|
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Response from Ariel_REL | Reviewed this property |
I would say - it always is If only just for the beautiful views from the top
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Conor S
10 January 2018|
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Response from Dobrin C | Property representative |
Hello Conor, In order to reach the practicable ski slopes, at Cota 2000, you will have to take the Sinaia Gondola up to 1400, and from there the Carp Gondola to Cota 2000. Regarding the prices and the practicable ski... More
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Brian D
22 December 2017|
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Response from novamom2001 | Reviewed this property |
There is also Gondola Sinaia, which is different from Telecabina. Telecabina is in the center of Sinaia, you can walk to it from the train station ( 10 minutes walk max). Gondola is further from the train station, you would... More
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