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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. To visit Cerro Santa Apolonia and other attractions in Cajamarca, use our Cajamarca tour planner.
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  • While more than 200 stairs is something tired worth the penalty, arriving at the top see the beautiful city with its cloudless sky, and hear the history of santa apolonia, say the guides q If you go with your partner and you feel at the end on the side of the Chapel, that love will be forever , will be? ,
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  • Located few 2 blocks and a half from the main square. The viewpoint of Santa Apolonia allows you to see the beautiful view of the city and all its splendor
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  • Climb 250 steps to reach the top enters the sanctuary and appreciates all of the city of Cajamarca as the Inca saw her... If you don't want to walk takes a motorcycle for two Suns and enters the part back though emotion is in feeling the fatigue of the oval stair climbing... Enjoy it!
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  • Nice walk up the stairs, amazing view of the city. Sometimes too many street vendors. Recommended
  • It Cerro Santa Apolonia is a hill located to the southwest of the square of weapons of Cajamarca in Cajamarca, Peru to scarce two blocks and half. The Hill of Santa Apolonia was known with the name Rumi Tiana or "Seat of stone".
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  • A place to look at the city of cajamarca. With an incredible view
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  • An excellent view of the entire city of Cajamarca! Two alternatives to get: 1. climbing the endless stairs 2. In vehicle.
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  • An experience to climb up to there, but worth it. The view of the city is spectacular. Much people goes up walking but others prefer to do it in taxi to 5 Suns.
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