Cerro Pan de Azucar, Piriapolis

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#1 of 7 in Nature in Maldonado Department
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. Plan your visit to Cerro Pan de Azucar and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Piriapolis trip builder app .
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  • I took bus 27 from the town to get here. It went all through the town (ending up at the corner of the beach which was actually where my hotel was) before doubling back, going back past the bus station...  more »
  • Recommended to visit with children. A reserve with unique specimens of animals, some almost extinguished, especially cats. At the entrance, a well maintained beautiful wooded park. Remarkable for being a public website maintained by the Government, totally free.
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  • Beautiful walk to enjoy the view and the different landscapes that crosses the road. Upstairs there is interior spiral staircase up to the arms of the cross. Beautiful
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  • Cute place and free, but sometimes this is so full of people who can not enjoy the part of games and reserve road. It is a good place to go with children advise during the week or during low season the amount of people.
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  • Beautiful view. It should go shoes with rubber plugs zuela because there are parts that are wet rocks and Earth. The entrance is free. There are restrooms and parador.
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  • We love it! We will all the non is since I have memory. Beautiful space with games and tables for eating in the open air. Parador to buy food and snacks. The reserve is very well maintained. Beautiful ride family. The ascent to the cross perhaps only with big kids.
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  • Incredible place impressive view. There are that go sneakers and comfortable clothes to take water. The trail is very good a little adventure.
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  • A special trip to go with the family. Variety and flora and fauna. Nice to visit. Beautiful place and playground for children
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