Caraiman Heroe's Cross in Guiness World Records

posted on 8th of january, 2014

Caraiman Heroe's Cross is in Guiness World Records for the tallest summit cross in the world.
A summit cross is a cross erected on or near the summit of a mountain. There are larger crosses in the world, and summit crosses at higher altitudes, but the Caraiman Cross is the largest such cross at high altitude. Original article here.

The Heroes' Cross is a monument built on Caraiman Peak at an altitude of 2,291 m (7,516 ft), in the Bucegi Mountains of the Southern Carpathians, Romania. The name of the monument is "The Heroes' Cross", but it is popularly known as the "Cross on Caraiman". The Heroes' Cross was built between 1926 and 1928 in the memory of the railway heroes who died on duty in World...

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Comments (3)

Posted by Brocko on January 10, 2014
Every time you cross Prahova Valley you have time to go to the cross and come back while you're stuck in traffic:))
Posted by Lenutaidi on January 10, 2014
Whenever passing Prahova Valley and see the cross I feel proud to be a romanian! Thank you for sharing and reminds me!
Posted by FabioConcetta on January 10, 2014
It 'an imposing building, for architecture, for the human and religious significance that has inside. Excellent realization of the image!

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