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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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  • From the stone el peñol you can see a wonderful landscape, is a nice attraction of Antioquia and 740 steps, which are worth you should climb to reach the top.
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  • You can appreciate the wonderful landscape of Antioquia, it is ideal for family or friends... They are 740 steps
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  • Play 740 stair climbing to appreciate a wonderful view of the reservoir and surrounding areas. The climb is worth it. At the top there are stalls selling drinks, fruits and others if they need cooling, in addition to selling souvenirs and checheritos. Not is very friendly for which suffer from vertigo or fear to the heights, but test surpassed!
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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!