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Address: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

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The landscape there is unique, worth the visit especially if you're looking for a rest from the heat of the nearby Santiago

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Milan, Italy
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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The landscape there is unique, worth the visit especially if you're looking for a rest from the heat of the nearby Santiago

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our casa organised a taxi for us to visit La Gran Piedra for 60CUC including waiting time. It's a very long uphill road from the main highway but in good condition and not busy. There's a hotel and car park at top - you need to go into the hotel to pay the 2CUC fee to climb to the top.... More 

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Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

If you like adventure and the outside this is the place to go, the view is spectacular and if is at night time even better.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

You certainly don't have to have marathon aspiration or experience, just the drive to keep plodding upwards, the 459 stone steps to the summit. I can't remember how long it took because i was solely concentrating on my breathing while appraising the mesmerising views. The apex is topped by a huge rock, very huge and on this clear day our... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Unfortunately it was a foggy day when we went there, but the views must be amazing from up there! The road to reach La Gran Piedra is steep, but OK. We went there with our rental car which was tiny and not too powerful and managed to get there alright. When we visited, there was almost noone else there, which... More 

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paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

On our last day in Santiago, we took a private taxi to La Gran Piedra (the Big Rock), a beautiful drive up to the restaurant at the foot of Gran Piedra. From there, a small contribution (CUC 4 but includes a drink!) is paid to allow you to take the stair case behind the restaurant to the top. On the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Gran Piedra is for sure one of the best places we visited in Cuba. It is a mandatory visit for everyone wanting to fully enjoy Cuba's natural wonders. Outstanding 360 panoramic view perfect for pictures, amazing cool temperature and good excercise! Go up the steps and enjoy the landscape while it rains beneath your feet...! Amazing!

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Nice climb up to the Gran Piedra (stairs and walkways make it relatively easy). Nice surroundings. Once on top, nice view around. Nice exercice too going up and down.

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Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Amazing view from the top and a nice walk through rainforest. Don't expect too much, enjoy in what it is

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Harrow, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

A nice scenic hike with its own microclimate very different from the town. You need to be fit as it takes 459 steps to climb and reach the top. Unfortunately it was very foggy the day we went. But the climb and vegetation made it worth the trip.

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