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Dare to go up, it is worth it!

Dare to go up the stairs, around 700 steps up. It is a littler bit difficult (need to be a little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jorge P
San Juan, Puerto Rico
A wonderful view with clear weather

After climbing almost 500 stairs you reach the top of this huge rock to see 360 degrees of view... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Kfar-Saba , Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dare to go up the stairs, around 700 steps up. It is a littler bit difficult (need to be a little bit in shape), but it is worth it. Beautiful view from the top of all the lake area.

Thank Jorge P
Reviewed September 11, 2018

After climbing almost 500 stairs you reach the top of this huge rock to see 360 degrees of view - worth the climbing !!!

Thank Elizur
Reviewed September 11, 2018

My favorite. The mountain air and the views are fantastic ! You do need to hike a bit to get to the top.

Thank Francis C
Reviewed July 22, 2018

A nice short jaunt from Santiago and a great place to see the Sierra Maestra. You can see the ocean at Siboney Beach from up there.

Thank Will G
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Great day trip from Santiago. Nice to leave the bags at our casa and hit La Gran Piedra. Climb was a bad mother, the views from the top were great, the descent was nuts. Go jump in the ocean down at Siboney after.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed April 29, 2018

You should go when the sky is clear otherwise you will not be able to enjoy the view. We hired a taxi/guide for 60 CUC; He drove us to the Grand Piedra, the old coffee plantation, the botanical garden and to the beach in the...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

I would recommend a visit as much for the scenery and sights on the way. We went in the afternoon (when it’s notoriously cloudier than early morning and the clouds were moving fast so we decided the views were good enough from the bottom of...More

Thank Tori A
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Do not miss, gives you the best view on the area. Hike only clear, sunny days otherwise you will see nothing ! Driveway to the top is quite curved, have a car in good condition as also steep. Stop on the way up few times...More

Thank Denes222
Reviewed February 2, 2018

To reach the top of la Gran Piedra you have to climb 459 steps, carved in the stone most of them, there you will find a natural viewpoint with stunning visual, an environment that extends for tens of kilometers, it is was a beautiful experience.

Thank Lorenzo P
Reviewed January 18, 2018

A great place! A viewpoint where you can see the mountain range surrounding Santiago and the Carribbean. It is not very far from the city, a 40 min taxi ride, so it´s a good excursion even for the lazy city-lover, even though you have to...More

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September 28, 2015|
Response from afagundes | Reviewed this property |
you are right Kaz, thanks for clarifying it Have a wonderful day