Postăvarul Massif

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Postăvarul Massif with Râșnov Citadel and Poiana Brașov in the backgroundMasivul Postavaru 3D version1.gif

The Postăvarul massif is a massif in Romania, being part of the Romanian Carpathians, (which are part of the Carpathian mountains range). The altitude of the highest peak, also named Postavarul is 1799 metres.

Geographically the Postăvarul Massif stands at the southern end of the grand arc of the Eastern Carpathians. Together with the neighboring Piatra Mare Massif it forms the Barsei Mountains group, neighbouring the southern side of Tara Barsei (Burzenland) depression.

Poiana Brasov, one of the best known ski resorts in Romania, is located on the northern slopes of Postavarul mountain. The peak of the mountain can be easily reached from the resort by cable car.

Coordinates: 45°30′N 25°30′E / 45.5°N 25.5°E / 45.5; 25.5