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Laguna de Guatape

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Loma del Escobero, Medellin 053840, Colombia
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All reviewstop of the rockday tripbig rockboat tourcolorful buildingsartificial lakeworth the climbtake your timebeautiful areanatural beautyworth the effortviews are spectacularwalk upzip linepesos per persontwo hoursworth the trip
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Reviewed today

We climbed the El Panol (637 steps). Nice view of the artificial lake and small islands from the top of the rock. Must visit.

Thank Megi68
Reviewed 5 days ago

A 2 hour drive from Medellin, you will find the most beautiful scenery ever. Climb to the top of the rock to get the best view and just admire the lakes and islands. It’s one of the prettiest places we have ever seen.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Definitely include this on your visit to Medellin. I can honestly say, you will not see anything better than this site. Stunning and worth the time.

Thank MiamiHot
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you google Guatape rock and no Penol rock, great place to see, enjoy the view and great weather. love it please if go to Medellin try to see this.

Thank JakeDeuceWalter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just two hours outside of Medellin lies this hidden gem. It’s definitely worth the trip a hundred times over. I’ve been to guatape twice and will definitely be going again. Anywhere from the city you can take the metro, taxi or Uber to the north...More

1  Thank Eastcoast53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Penol is an amazing experience you must absolutely do. 600+ steps is a lot, but it really does not take that long, maybe a half hour to the top. There is shopping all around at the bottom, and a little shopping at the top,...More

1  Thank MikeTheGoodfellow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every guide & every side is convincing you to visit the Laguna of Guatapé. Yes, it is well organised and yes the food is terrible at El Pénon and yes it is overcrowded and yes the view is spectacular when you climb up the 600+...More

2  Thank Rastafari69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see place in Colombia if you visit Medellin. You need to go up the hill to have a nice view of the whole area.

1  Thank Geysu M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little 684 step climb. I wouldn't recommend this for someone who is elderly/ unable to tolerate physical exertion. The view is definitely worth it but be sure to bring cash in COP because its difficult to get access to credit/ debit. I'd say it...More

1  Thank BM747
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lot of fun! The place is a paradise on earth you cannot miss this. Amazing place to spend the day

1  Thank jamesjohansen9003
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Heather K
September 12, 2018|
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Response from martinmorillo | Reviewed this property |
We used a private tour which picks you up and drops you back at your hotel. On the drive you to Guatape, makes a couple of stops in-between, narrates a quite a bit of the town's history and takes you to lunch by the lake... More
May 23, 2018|
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Response from Carmelanin | Reviewed this property |
Yes! it is actually closer than leaving from Medellin. Make sure you are dressed comfortably. lots of walking and climbing
nina c
March 7, 2018|
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Response from T6731MAluiss | Reviewed this property |
I Recommend you visit Guatape on weeks day, the weekends is to full. Use a Bus, is inexpensive and is the best way to get there. you can take the bus from La Terminal Norte in Medellin, even is only 50km from Medellin the... More