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Cerro Otto

Av de los Pioneros Km 5 | Circuito Chico, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Cerro Otto is a must visit place for the traveler visiting Bariloche. From hikes, to bird watching, amazing pastries and great views of Bariloche and surroundings. Plus, during the winter time some ski and snowshoeing. A magnificent 360 degrees view of the area while having a goo hot chocolate at the moving platform coffee house. It is close to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is the most amazing view to Bariloche. You can find delicious chocolate and wine. People in the restaurant is not too kind but it doesn't matter.

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La Paz, Bolivia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I went all the way up and I got very disappoint to find out that to visit the area I have to pay. It is like a monopoly of the mountain and I decided that I was not going to be part of that.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

After reading some reviews we weren't sure what to expect from Cerro Otto but we figured it would be a quick trip there from town so decided to give it a go and we're glad we did. We took the public bus (50 or 51) from the town centre out to the telerifico which only took 10-15 minutes and cost... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

We went for launch at the restaurant at the top, but the waitress keep us waiting for 40 minutes. She never took our order and we finally couldn't have launch. Really the worst service ever.

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Rio de Janeiro
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Amazing view of the city and the lake, but don't go if it's cloudy. You won't see nothing. Get the teleferic tickets including the bus fare in the two kiosks located on Mitre street.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

There are buses that depart from the centre of the city so it is very accessible. Cerro Otto offers a stunning view. My suggestion is to spend a whole day there, because you have a place where you can sit and have a light lunch and then continue to one of the paths it has. We chose the Habsburg Stone... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Nothing too difficult, but great views of bariloche and the surrounding area. Was very dry and dusty in february 2014 (end of summer in Argentina)

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

An excellent several hour hike after taking the Teleferico up the mountain. One hike was straight up an exposed hill with panoramic views of the lakes and mountains around Bariloche. Another trail winds through trees with views around the other side of other lakes and mountains. We didn't make it all the way to the end of the second trail... More

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London
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22 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

A quick hike up a full dirt track road, so you get passed by lots of cars, trucks etc. The views are good, but the next day we did Cerro Campanario, and then Llao Llao, which are, in our view, better.

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