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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  • One sees the whole city and looks small and little green it is like actually. The entrance fee is ca 3 soles.
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  • Excellent view, good tour. Great cultural history where there were events of the Inca culture
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  • It is close to the Plaza de Armas, you can go up from below or if you prefer to avoid shake you by the height you take a taxi that will take you to the top and you're down, I don't really think you need a guide. You will have a nice view of the city, in the middle of the road there is a small chapel of the Virgin of Fatima, crafts jobs are still down and you will find some restaurants as Cafe 343, where you can find rich things to eat. To climb the Hill, they charge you a small fee.
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