Masungi Mountain Rock Formations

Tanay, Rizal

The Masungi Mountain Georeserve rock formations lie along the Sierra Madre Mountain Range at Barangay Cuyambay, Tanay, Rizal. This is a breathtaking place which resembles Great Britain's Stonehenge.

Mount Masungi is one of the attractions in Tanay. It is a colossal rock formation that is comparable to the rock cliff formations in Palawan. In some areas, at certain times of the year, ...

with the right angle of sunlight and viewed from the top, the formations look like tall spires of orange-colored rocks like a fusion of the limestone karsts of Palawan and the vermillion colored rocks of the Grand Canyon of the United States of America. At the very least, the formations are an impressive sight to behold. They seemingly goes on for miles with their spiky tops poking through thick vegetation.

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