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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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  • the idea is to upload all those steps, is a very good experience in family, couple or only! excellent especially in the morning or as for the sunset
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  • excellent view of the city, an interesting place don't see the figures that are on the rise, between the stairs... Very interesting.
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  • Is nice get to the cima and of apolonia spot cajamarca... it only that is a little heavy is the disorder and by parts some lack of cleaning and care with a site so visited... by it others is nice and to the lower enjoy of them shops of handicraft
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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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