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Piedra del Penol

Address: Poblado, Guatape, Colombia
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$213*
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Day Trip to Guatapé from Medellín
94%
Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Guatape
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Los Angeles, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Easy to get to, and moderately easy to climb, the Piedra offers unparalleled views of the Guatape area. Take another 50 or so stairs and get to the top viewing deck for an even better lookout view.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

One of the best attractions of this zones is the fantastic history of Guatape town. The amazing view, the people, the Guatape town, the lagoon are an experience that will never forget!

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23 reviews 23 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I spent a day in Guatape with some friends and I really enjoyed it. The views are really great so the effort to "climb" to the top is worth it. Don't miss the opportunity to visit Guatape village with very colorful streets.

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Carlinville, IL
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Hey this is a tough vertical stair climb, but vale la pena (worth it)! I highly recommend the climb as you can see for miles. One can get a wonderful view of the lake with all it´s crawling inlets. A Wonderful way to see the lake!!

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cusco
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

You need to go up hill you will have a good view over the lake and the island and after 750 steps you will be glad. the only things you need to paid 10.000 pesos quiet a lot just for a rock ^^ You will need approx 30 minutes to until the top and 15 minute to go done :)... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We recently took the drive and the 675 stairs to the top of Del Penol- was a wonderful day. The site is well organised with separate channels for going up and going down...which does make it harder to quit! However it is a stunning climb and the view both at the top and throughout are spectacular. You can also reward... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

All 649 steps to the top (and then the additional 91 to the top of the lookout tower) were worth every heavy breath on the way up! The views are absolutely spectacular, truly breathtaking! Anyone with any fitness level (as long as you can normally climb stairs!) can make it as long as you take your time and enjoy the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

All 649 steps to the top (and then the additional 91 to the top of the lookout tower) were worth every heavy breath on the way up! The views are absolutely spectacular, truly breathtaking! Anyone with any fitness level (as long as you can normally climb stairs!) can make it as long as you take your time and enjoy the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We did climbed all those 740 steps. It was worth it. The view from the top is beautiful. Is a MUST! Bring very confy shoes.

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Walking the stairs was great - shorter than it seems - and the views are worth every step. The lakes wind in and around the spits of land for miles into the hills. Take lots of photos then put the camera down and just enjoy it for a few minutes or hours. Go in the afternoon to avoid the heat... More 

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