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Address: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

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The Best Place in the city.

I been there many times, if you want to be away from everyone and in the same time be close to the city this is the perfect place, the weather, the view, the history.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
vivacubalibre50
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I been there many times, if you want to be away from everyone and in the same time be close to the city this is the perfect place, the weather, the view, the history.

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Innisfil, Canada
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ladder to the top is straight up. Not bad going up but coming down...if you are afraid of heights...well made it but it's a bit scary. Visited 2008

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Livingston, New Jersey
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view at the top is spectacular. I think you climb 470 (approximately) stone steps to get to the rock. Worth the effort. It feels as if you could touch the clouds from the top of this mountain. Excellent trip.

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Clear Lake, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

I loved the view I got, I had a fantastic time there. I took so many wonderful pictures of me and my wife there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Tough trip to the top but amazing view! Combined with trip Baconoa and Siboney. To get some fresh air which is difficult to find downtown Santiago de Cuba.

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St. Croix
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Before setting out for our adventure, we stayed at the La Gran Piedra, which gave us time to acclimatize to the high altitude of our hike. A group of six members of the St. Croix Hiking Association during our trip to Cuba this year, we hiked Pico Turquino 6,500 ft., above sea level, and we start at sea level from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

The Big Rock, as it is known in English is a place that would enchant the most demanding picture hunter. Accessible either by hiking or by car you must, first, stop by the botanical garden that's right before reaching the base of the rock and get thrilled by the powerful blossom of the exotic plants. Carry on, get to the... More 

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Milan, Italy
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

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 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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