Cerro Pan de Azucar, Piriapolis
(4.2/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
See the view from the top of Cerro Pan de Azucar, a hill that, with an altitude of 423 m (1,387 ft), represents one of the highest points in the country. Once the site of granite quarrying, this "Sugar Loaf Hill" features a 35 m (115 ft) tall cross, designed by sculptor Juan Zorrilla de San Martin. Go up the spiral staircase that curls up to the cross's horizontal beam to take in extensive views of the surrounding landscape. Arrange your visit to Cerro Pan de Azucar and discover more family-friendly attractions in Piriapolis using our Piriapolis vacation planner.
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  • In the complex of the hill there is a Zoo dedicated to raising animals in danger of extinction. In addition you can climb to a viewpoint. Finally, you can climb to the cross after 1 hour of ascent. Nice walk to alternate with the beaches of the region of Maldonado.
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  • The highest of the hills that surround to Piriápolis. To reach the top you must travel a long and bumpy road. The Summit rises a monumental cross concrete, whose arms can be accessed by an interior staircase.
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  • It is a very nice Hill, upload it takes a long time but it is possible. The view is amazing, as the sierras de las ánimas are. Too bad the State which is the cross.
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