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Piatra Craiului Mountains
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Piatra Craiului Mountains

 

Limits: North Bârsa Valley, East  Bran Fundata Platform, South  Podul Dâmboviei, West  Dâmbovia Valley.

 

Highest point-La Om Peak, 2238 m, Piatra Craiului Massif consisting mainly of jurassic reef limestone disposed in sharply bent layers.

 

For the Northern part of Piatra Craiului Massif the entrance gate of the National Park is the town of Zrneti. Founded in 1938, covering over 14800 ha, the park represents one of the greatest nature values of Romania.

 

One can see in here:

  • Nature Reserves: Peretele Vestic (the western wall), Piatra Mic, Prpstiile Zrnetilor, Hornurile Grindului, Muchia Lung.
  • Nature Monuments: Colii Chiliilor, Acul Crpturii, Padina Închis, Orga Mare, Turnurile Dianei, Cerdacul Stanciului.
  • 1000 species and 123 subspecies of plants (32% of the country total) of wich 53 endemic species (42% of country total).