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Nature - still the greatest architect!

When if comes down to beauty of nature the "Rusty Pit" - Groapa Ruginoasa - is definitely worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Timisoara, Romania

We went with a 4 years old kid . Took us about an hour to get there , with many stops on the road... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
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1 week ago
“Nature - still the greatest architect!”
25 Aug 2018
“Awesome! ”
Apuseni National Park, Vartop, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When if comes down to beauty of nature the "Rusty Pit" - Groapa Ruginoasa - is definitely worth visiting. Why - here is why : - location can be approached from several direction - closest is from Vartop - the hike to this place is...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We went with a 4 years old kid . Took us about an hour to get there , with many stops on the road but finally, when we arrived it was b e a u t i f u l ! worth it!

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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The views are spectacular. Because the hike up is quite short, many many people visit this place and spoil the pristine nature. For me it is infuriating to see so many wet wipes and tp in the forest near the marked path. I am all...More

Thank Octav P
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The view is amazing! The road is a bit hard, between rocks and ranches and it s about 800m light climbing, but it s definitely worth it!

Thank Andreea A
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

From "satul de vacanță Vârtop" You have two possible trails that you can follow to reach the final destination. I started near the church and it took me about 45 minutes to reach the top, but I consider myself a fast walker. First part of...More

Thank 280alexandrur
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We enjoyed a lot both the hike and the walk in the forest, but most important the view from the top of the enormous hole. It's somehow like a small canyon, which larges itself naturally every year. It made me feel small in comparison to...More

Thank 709adav
Reviewed 23 April 2018

It is a nice 2 hour ( 1h one way) hike that any person can do close to Vartop. Most of the trip is in the forest, perfect for even hot summer days. Then you reach a plateau and you can see the ravine. It...More

Thank Elphax
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Nice trip in the forest in the winter. First path is a little bit steep, but then is a nice walk in the forest

Thank Raluca I
Reviewed 12 August 2017

First 20-30 mins a steep trip, but don't be discouraged. Afterwards te path will be better and after 10 more minutes you will be given a tremendous view. Open grass around so lots of space for pickwick, rest etc.

Thank B_Zoupe
Reviewed 28 September 2016

very nice canyon in Apuseni montains, wich i recomand it not to miss if you pass Bihor montain area. 600 m wide more than 150 m deep, and its going more year by year. from the parking area its 800 m walk on a valley,...More

Thank ciprisam
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