Cerro San Bernardo, Salta

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Hike or take a cable car up to Cerro San Bernardo for sweeping views over town. Rising 285 m (935 ft) above the city, the hill once stood as an island in a prehistoric sea--as evidenced now by a huge number of fossils and geological layers under its surface. A funicular from the city's central square whisks you up to the summit, where the plain and surrounding hills form an expansive landscape. Alternatively, tackle the 1,000-plus steps to the top of the hill. Keep an eye out for city landmarks like churches and stadiums emerging below. Plan your visit to Cerro San Bernardo and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Salta travel itinerary maker.
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  • Nice panoramic view of the Valley of Lerma (where Salta city is located), from above; what allows you to view the city as if outside a model. Beautiful! You can climb by cable car ($150 rise and fall / it takes 15 minutes for the rise and the same for the descent). The descent is to the 19 approx. You can also upload and download by car or on foot. The structure of the place is very well mounted in general, but above the Hill lack maintenance (there is a waterfall artificial very well armed but almost without water, and the confectionery is basically a kiosk with tables outside-a gaseous of 500 and a tin of Quilmes $80, little variety). The part of the cable car seemed well cared. Overall nice ride to entertain in the city, and have have a panoramic view. I recommend.
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  • It is awesome and very pretty this so well lit at night that is worth visiting it 2 times views of guemes Boulevard is very attractive
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  • Very linda view from the top, is can upload in vehicle, walking or with the same cable car, of up some beautiful views, waterfalls artificial beautiful and things to buy
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  • Decent lomito completo sandwiches. Great views of the city.
  • Ok views, lovely walk up or down is good, if brief, exercise - the cable car is lovely too.
  • Great cable car. A little overpriced!
  • Increibles vistas
  • Insuperables vistas