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It's a wonderful means of transport, it saves you a lot of time and effort going up the mountain... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Calin A
Constanta, Romania
Exceptional, but also inefficient because of the crowds of people

Definitely it is worth to experience the ride up or down - views are fantastic and the ride can... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jerzy J
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  • Average27%
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Str. Telecabinei, Busteni 105500, Romania
+40 244 311 674
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Several hours to wait in highly disorganized queue for some rocks, what a waste of time! First personel is making you pay a parking fee telling you there is no other space which is of course false. They are pretty rude with tourists, joke a...More

Thank Yann360
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The worst service ever! We waited a total of 6 hours for the cable car with no reason other than the corruption of the pleople responsible with this service. They work for the few “local bussinesmen” who try to convince everybody to take the unauthorised...More

Thank AmralX
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cable car passes close to several majestic peaks and the view all-around is amazing. Not to miss. Unfortunately, the line for buying tickets lasts 2-3 hours during the winter, as well as during the summer.

Thank ygc3107
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are only 2 cable cars going up and down. We had to wait over 2 hours to get back down after a tough hike up to the top. Think about this when you go hiking in this region. Best to get started early and...More

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a wonderful means of transport, it saves you a lot of time and effort going up the mountain, but everything goes down the drain if waiting time goes up to a few hours. There are so many people wanting to go up (and of...More

Thank Calin A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can confirm that the price is 70 lei for a return trip and that the lines are insane - waiting time of 3-5 hours - so avoid at all cost. Quicker alternative is to take a car with a local agency that will take...More

2  Thank 311rb90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got at the cable line in the morning at 08.00 in the morning and we found a big line of people waiting. After we asked around, we found out that we have to wait abou 4-5 hours in order to take it on the...More

Thank Stanescu C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely it is worth to experience the ride up or down - views are fantastic and the ride can freeze blood in your veins. Unfortunately, because of the crowds of people it can be a problem to go both directions in one day. Since early...More

Thank Jerzy J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There is a long line of 4-5 hours. The cable car is slow and it only moves ~60 people per hour. It is so slow and people wait hours in line. The alternative is to take a “taxi” to this area and walk about an...More

Thank Dror G
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We tried to take a cable car on sat. There were enormous ques and able car startes one hour later than published schedule. It is very poorly managed. At the end, We drove to cabana piatra arsa and saved many hours

2  Thank Julia_P_007
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14 August 2018|
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Response from lightmonte | Reviewed this property |
No, it only starts a bit later (30 min or 1h), but otherwise it's open. If you can avoid it I'd strongly advise against taking it - go to Sinaia instead for a better experience.
11 July 2018|
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Response from Stefania C | Reviewed this property |
Hello guys, I just searched the web, there is no info in Romanian about it but it does says that every Tuesday is cosed for revision. Maybe they changed the day? If you like hiking, try to follow the "Jepii Mici" way to get... More
3 November 2017|
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Response from Liora V | Reviewed this property |
the cable cars leave from 9 am every 20 minutes more or less. not sure about the sphynx...