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Address: Salta, Argentina
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Pleasant walk, great view and a nice treat at the top!

We walked from the monument to the top of Cerro San Bernado. The path was mainly stairs but wide enough for people to pass each other going up and down. It is very popular with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We walked from the monument to the top of Cerro San Bernado. The path was mainly stairs but wide enough for people to pass each other going up and down. It is very popular with the locals who use the stairs as a form of exercise. Once we were at the top we walked around the waterfalls/water features and there... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I walked up the hill. It was stairs till the top, not very challenging. On the top you have a good view over Salta. The city is not very impressive, but its great to see the mountains at the horizon.

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Canberra, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We took the teleferico to Cerro san Bernado and walked back into town. The cable car ride is much like any other, and we were lucky it was not a busy day so we didn’t have to queue at all. The landscaping and set up at the top of the Cerro, 258 metres above the level of the city, was... More 

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Seattle
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Took the tram to the top -great views, but kind of touristy at the top. A good thing to do on a clear day

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Broome, Australia
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We came up at sunset to enjoy the views over the city. After numerous days of steak and wine we thought it a good idea to stretch the legs and break a sweat. The walk up would be challenging for those with not much fitness. We broke into sweat before half way up, but it was a worth the hike... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Do not miss the city views from this mountain. You can take the cable car or hike your way up. We especially enjoyed watching city lights go on while being surrounded by natural beauty.

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Houston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Fantastic view. City owned exercise, craft store, cafe, water fountain and restrooms equipment on top. You can take cable car or walk up the steps if you don't want to go up the winding road.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We visited the Cerro San Bernardo on our last trip to Salta, I recommend hiking by food if you like to exercise. You go up on the trail from the Monument to Guemes. Subimos caminando al cerro San Bernardo es muy buen ejercicio, hay que estar en buen estado. se sube desde el monumento a Guemes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

After spening the previous 4 days in and out of buses, we decided to walk up the steps from Paseo Guemes (next to the Museum of Anthropology) to the top of the hill. Though not supremely challenging, it does need a bit of exertion! I think there are 1070 steps :-). It was worth it for the view though! Clear... More 

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Livermore, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Absolutely beautiful park on Cerro San Bernardo - one of the best city parks we visited in Argentina. We actually visited the park twice, the first time on the City Tour, the second time we took the gondola up to the park for a second, more leisurely visit. The water falls are fabulous, the place is immaculate. The views of... More 

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