Princess of Hope & Sphinx Like Structure 740 Year Old Mountain Near Gwadar, Makuran Coastal Highway!
Hingol National Park is located along the Makran coast in southwestern Balochistan Province, southwestern Pakistan. It lies within sections of Lasbela District, Gwadar District, and Awaran District. The Gulf of Oman of the Arabian Sea are to the south.The provincial capital of Karachi is approximately 190 kilometres (120 mi) to the southeast on the coast.
Princess of Hope: The Princess of Hope is a statue, founded in Hingol National Park lies on the Makran coast in Baluchistan and approximately 275 km from Karachi. The name Princess of Hope was given by Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie on her visit to this area acting as the UN Ambassador of Goodwill in 2002.
The Natural Sphinx: Only companion of Princess of Hope is a Sphinx like structure. The Sphinx are mainly associated with Egypt, which were sculpted figures as Egyptian deities. These Sphinx like the Great Sphinx of Giza were constructed on the order of the Pharaohs to depict the pharaoh being the son of God. These have many religious and cultural symbolisms.
Princess of Hope & Sphinx – Structure Cause: The coast of Makran has muddy hills with very fast winds blowing throughout the year. These fast winds cut through the muddy hills and mountains and can result in a natural rock formation shaped like a standing lady (Princess of Hope) or sphinx. The Natural Sphinx is obviously not as sharply carved as the sphinx in Egypt however this is worth seeing once in a lifetime.
Princess of Hope along Makran Coastal Highway:
Sphinx along Makran Coastal Highway: