Cerro Pan de Azucar, Piriapolis

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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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  • There's a great view from the top. It's a great climb that can be done at your own pace. It's free and invigorating. There's also a little zoo at base as well a place to get a light lunch and drinks. ...  more »
  • My wife (35) and me (33) went there by car since the way up is a clean road which is not very vice to climb by foot. I recommend there since you get a great view of Piriapolis, Pan de Azukar and nearb...  more »
  • If you are tired of seeing beaches , take a break and come to Piriapolis. Here you can find small hills surrounding the beaches . We plan to climb all the mountains , but could not due to time constra...  more »