Cerro Otto, San Carlos de Bariloche

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Relax and enjoy the panoramic view over a network of lakes at Cerro Otto, one of Argentina's most renowned scenic viewpoints. You can take a cable car to the summit, appreciating the scenery out the window as you climb. If you're feeling energetic, save your pesos and trek up the 8 km (5 mi) path to truly earn the view at the top. After you've had your moment of reflection, reward yourself with a drink at the summit's rotating cafeteria. Our San Carlos de Bariloche planning tool makes visiting Cerro Otto and other San Carlos de Bariloche attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • October 4, 2017
    That beautiful place. The mountain retreat is a dream place. Super recommended. We must coordinate with who is in charge of the shelter to visit which was the home of Otto. Talk with him was wonderful
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  • October 4, 2017
    They charge $400 to go on the cable car, which drops you off at the top of the hill where there is not much to do. The view of the city is very good, but the rest of the alternatives are only commercial. Example: photo with a poor San Bernardo trained to pose for tourists, a restaurant of the ' 60s who does food quality (hot chocolate is not chocolate). In addition, there is a gallery with replicas of works that do not have much to do with the local culture. The history of the place is lost.
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  • October 3, 2017
    A place where you can enjoy a wonderful chocolate warm while you obsrva the wonderful landscape that offers nature, is also a place where there are lifts and you can perform different activities, as for example descend on a slide giant.
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