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Magnificent climb and views ruined by rubbish

It is a hard slog up to the top of this hill. The stone steps help but the ever present rubbish... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
163warrens
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Nice hike, but views are ruined by merchant booths

The walk up requires good shoe and stamina- I recommend being acclimated before attempting the... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
TT442
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a hard slog up to the top of this hill. The stone steps help but the ever present rubbish scattered everywhere is very disappointing. It could be a beautiful tourist attraction and the 360 degree views are breathtaking. Also sad is the graffiti...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 163warrens
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

The walk up requires good shoe and stamina- I recommend being acclimated before attempting the climb. It is a religious camino for many, so respect this as well. If I was to do it again, I would take dog food and lots of water with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Excellent view, climbing and slightly suffering because of the altitude is totally worth it. It's better to do it in trek shoes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maria I
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Well worth the stairs up. Excellent views of the city and the lake. Great photos and panoramic views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChristineAus27
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Nice uphill hike right in the middle of the town. A bit steep and leaves you out of breath due to elevation. The view from the top makes it well worth the effort.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 94valr
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The road up here looks impossibly steep and, to be honest it is, but by putting one foot slowly in front of the other you eventually make it to the top. We are mid-50s and of average fitness and it took us 35 minutes to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dakles
Reviewed September 6, 2018

I would highly recommend this if you have around 3 hrs in Copacabana. Three hours would be a good time allowance to leisurely go up and down as well as spend a bit of time at the top. Take plenty of water as you will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JP_y_LP
Reviewed July 13, 2018

This is a very steep climb to the top, but well worth it. I thought that it was a beautiful tribute to Christ's walk, and it provided lots of personal reflection. We made it to the top in time to see the sunset, which was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 5explorers
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Read about this viewpoint, which is a must visit when being in Copacabana. Steep way up, with typical hard street/stairs to walk, but thats the requirement to deserve an outstanding view over Lake Titicaca & Copacabana. Go late afternoon to view the sunset & enjoy...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Companion326630
Reviewed May 26, 2018

We left late in the afternoon from the beach at the lake, had to walk up the hill through town and hoped to reach the top before sun set. But, we ended up watching it set along the way up. Once it goes down, the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Usia2014
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