Cerro Santa Apolonia, Cajamarca

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Climb Cerro Santa Apolonia for great views from a hilltop vantage point covered in gardens and carved rocks. Primarily the work of Incas, the site's structures were used in ceremonies to worship the rain, the lightning, and stars. The panoramic view from the top photographs well and links the modern town with the historical site and the landscape around it. Reach the top on a stroll up the stone steps (with vendors selling street food, such as tamales, if you fancy a break), or by a brief taxi ride. Arrange to visit Cerro Santa Apolonia and other attractions in Cajamarca using our Cajamarca route builder tool .
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  • I come back after 33 yrs and I did not know the now you can take a taxi and they will drop you on the top side , so yes we walk all the steps and we got our day o week work out Lol. very clean  more »
  • The Hill ends with a viewpoint, where also is the Chair of the Inca. The view is very nice. The downside is that they are more than 200 stairs to climb. As in my tour group there were older people, we took a taxi up and only did down XD
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  • Climbing all those steps to get to the Chapel is a true act of faith, a person who is not customs to the saw with only climbing some steps already feel that the air lack you but is a purifying experience.
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  • The ascent is something tired, it is best upload resting some each way. at the foot of the church there is a small crafts fair where you can buy souvenirs, as well as some things to eat on the way. If you want to climb to the vantage point must pay S / 1.00, to get to the top you can see the entire city, they also rented clothing in allusion to the Inca and his coya, the rent is S / 2.00
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  • Very good view of the city of Cajamarca 🙂!
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  • Very nice site, please keep clean
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  • Good physical for the ascent to the Hill.
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  • It has one of the best views. It is recommended to visit in the evening.
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