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Cerro San Bernardo

Salta, Argentina
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Ranked #10 of 36 attractions in Salta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
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Seattle
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

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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37 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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109 reviews 109 reviews
42 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Buenos Aires
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Auckland, New Zealand
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46 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Eugene, Oregon
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7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Visitors to Salta should take the round-trip ride on the aerial tramway to the top of Cerro San Bernardo. Adults pay 70 pesos for the round-trip ticket. The ascent (or descent) takes about 10 minutes. Once on top of the cerro, there is a large park with panoramic views of the city and surrounding area. Many people were enjoying lunch... More

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switzerland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

interesting viewing point, where on a clear day one can see all of Salta and beyond. Give a better feel of the size of the area.

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Silver City, New Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Reachable by cable car, a long walk up the stairs, or by a short 20-30 minute drive from Downtown, the Cerro de San Bernardo offers the best views of Salta! Excellent for photo taking opportunities on the way up and once on top, with beautiful paths along a terraced running stream with waterfalls, gorgeous vegetation all around, a small restaurant,... More

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