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Piedra del Penol, Guatape

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Hulking over Laguna de Guatape like a mammoth, Piedra del Penol offers incredible views and a cultural experience rolled into one. The massive, free-standing rock formed millions of years ago makes such a dramatic impact on the scenery that it was worshipped as a god by the indigenous communities. Climb 200 m (656 ft) up the dizzying spiral staircase carved into the back of the rock to enjoy what some Colombians describe as "the best view in the world." Remember your visit with a souvenir, sold by the stalls on top of the rock. Plan your visit to Piedra del Penol and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Guatape trip itinerary maker.
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  • Stone natural formation in a unique environment. Is an attractive very different of what you can see in it area. Up you have to pay a ticket, they are almost 770 steps if what you want is to reach the viewpoint (which is well worth the effort). Is the only medium for access to the top. There is that take it with much tranquillity e go making breaks for to arrive. In addition, fatigue plays much height and fresh air that runs through it. Each 25 steps are signaling how many go so one can go by regulating the rise. Arriving there are places to drink or eat. Before reaching the viewpoint, by the Tower there are some crafts shops. The views from above are amazing, looks around the reservoir (the lagoon) and more beyond. Not to be missed. At the foot of the stone there are several local of crafts to good price and some restaurants. Ends the tour with a sector of parking (parking lot) with a balcony panoramic.
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  • Do not doubt it, look at these endless stairs will make you doubt but the view from the top is beautiful!
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  • Although went in time of high season is can enjoy of a unmatched view upload their steps and be in the top of this rock is a challenge which is sees comforted to the down and to taste them different offers gastronomic that there is offers there is service of parking is recommended block and Cap
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  • Such beautiful place, the stairs are worthy for such amazing view! No regrets!!! Will do again!
  • Beautiful place
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  • Its exotic scenery is spectacular, climate and everything else there is to do in this citium
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  • מקום מדהים חובה למי שנמצא באיזור, לא להתעצל הנוף מלמעלה מהמם
  • So beautiful!