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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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  • Traveled to Guatape, for know the stone of the Peñol, one not reaches to sizing it large that is until it sees, is one of them places with the view more beautiful, of all what I State, this in my top 5. I thought it was a little expensive entry $18,000 to climb on foot, but it was worth, photos are incredible, and above can souvenirs and drink beer recommended handle michelada!
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  • It is very nice place el Penol, beautiful view, great, very comfortable Lake, the parquadero should be more careful, perhaps more signage. three hours of Medellín the route is in good condition, it is worth getting to know this Natural landscape.
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  • If I am not wrong are 700 and tip steps to reach the top of this wonderful stone, I'll tell you something! It is worth every step, every drop of sweat and every vertigo that can cause you to contemplate this wonderful view, Colombia that borders are.!
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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!