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Cerro San Cristobal, Lima

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Take in a panoramic view of Santiago's full expanse from the vantage point of Cerro San Cristobal. Smack-dab in the middle of the city, this big hill is a great place to get your bearings, spot famous landmarks, and familiarize yourself with the layout of the city's different sectors. The hill rises 880 m (2,890 ft), with views of everything from the Andes Mountains to the Cordillera de la Costa. Hop on a tour bus for a ride to the top, where you'll find some snack stalls and public restrooms. By using our Lima family vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Cerro San Cristobal and other attractions in Lima.
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  • It offers a super panoramic view of the capital of Lima in 360 ° of rotation with an excellent sunset if the climate and the opportunity permits.
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  • We had a half day left in Lima and I had seen this hill from afar. I asked about it and was told it was not safe to go. Yet, we hired a person to drive us there and we are so glad we did. The view is ...  more »
  • There is a bus that leaves from the historic centre of Lima into the Cerro San Cristobal that is high and the bus goes through some narrow streets. Scary and printing that will fall. We were on the bottom of the bus. You might want to go on top.
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  • So rare to get a clear sky, so if it happens, run (morning or evening). 360 ° view around the parking place.
  • Amazing view over Lima
  • The viewpoint of the Cerro San Cristóbal in the city of Lima provides us with an incredible view of the city. The story that was a cannon to the top to defend the city from any attack.
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  • The view from the top is amazing, just the rise in custer on the edge of her skirt and night does something dangerous (one is not going to tumble by turns on the edge of the precipice). Well, it is the opinion of someone who suffers from vertigo.
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  • Recommended, the view is amazing.
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