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Piedra del Penol, Guatape

Categories: Geologic Formations, Monuments, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web
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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  • The reservoir of el Penol, or of Guatape, boasts one of the ways more pleasant to navigate in its calm and clean waters, in private, a beautiful catamaran ride, Waka Waka, with capacity for up to 15 people. VIP attention, with snacks, good music and all comfort. Carlos and Patricia make the four-hour ride unforgettable. And the reservoir has with the most beautiful views of a geography full of trees, crystal clear water, Islands and islets. Fresh air and tranquility.
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  • The whole laguna de Guatape is stunningly amazing and the view from the Rock is worth more than any photos could ever show! 
  • You have to take into account this, why climb these steps cost a little bit of work, so just keep in mind that number that is worth a lot. The views are incredible.
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