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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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  • Juemadre, for which we have physical condition of players of bingo, this stone is a challenge to the very large will each step is a... pasito a pasito, soft soft,... but it does! It is worth every step and $18,000 =. for the beautiful view that there is from above, to see all the reservoir is beautiful and more when you arrive scratching 6 pm and are accomplished beautiful photos! He would come back again!
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  • Spectacular view, clean air, the silence of the dam, flora, fauna and spectacular landscape full of water everywhere.
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  • If you're in guatape don't miss el Penol, even though the entrance has a cost of 18,000 thousand Colombian pesos worth. You must have encuenta that is one long stairs that climb so it should be a good physical condition and you carry enough water in case of dizziness, the landscape that you can see from the top is wonderful. What if I recommend to go early, because type 12 am starts to reach many people and that is a bit annoying, but it's worth worth 700 stair climbing
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Where to stay in Guatape

Guatape offers a good range of lodging options, with many of its best hotels located near the central park and along the waterfront boardwalk. Rooms are considerably more expensive on the weekends, with deep discounts offered throughout the working week. If you don't have to stay in Guatape itself, consider checking into a hotel in nearby Medellin, a larger city that provides a greater variety of affordable options.
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