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La Pena de Bernal

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Address: | Ubicada en Villa De Bernal, No En Querétaro, Queretaro, Mexico
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Incredible Monolith that is 1,150 ft at an elevation of 8,250 ft.

We didn't climb the huge boulder. However, we could see people climbing it to reach a chapel at the top of the monolith. La Peña de Bernal is in a small friendly town that is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
James T
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We didn't climb the huge boulder. However, we could see people climbing it to reach a chapel at the top of the monolith. La Peña de Bernal is in a small friendly town that is ready for visitors called San Sebastian Bernal in the State of Queretaro, Mexico. You will find many vendors selling crafts and wares from around Mexico... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little town to visit if you are around. This place has a great charm and is located and the foot hills of the mountain. Take a motorcycle(tri) to the view point and enjoy the view over the town. We had lunch in town and was very quiet as we were there on a week day. Weekends are VERY full... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friends had told me about this trip and I wasn't quite sure what it was all about. Years passed and I thought if I ever go to Queretaro again I would go see it. Well, it was an absolutely awesome trip! It was more than I was expecting. La Peña de Bernal is located approximately 30 minutes outside the city... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Sunday and couldn't move for the crowds. The town has become a collection of souvenir shops and tourist restaurants and little else.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I visited only because of Trip Advisor, thought it would be interesting... But never expected a "gee whiz" moment! Can't wait to go back, and look around .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

This is a beautiful place to visit if you want to know more about Mexico or want to feel an authentic Mexican atmosphere. The little town is fantastic and the Peña is a natural wonder that would amaze you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Bernal is one of the Mexican Pueblos Magicos - magical towns with a special kind of atmosphere and feel. It's a short trip from Queretaro and well worth making it. Make sure to enjoy a rooftop drink with the view of the nature surrounding the town. Many arts and crafts stores.

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Laredo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Bernal is a place of its own ...great place to visit...the people are very nice they have great shopping ...great eateries.. awesome views ...a must see place and visit ...It is worth the wisit and time..no regrets

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

If your a lover of nature you need to go here. It is a wonderful, peaceful town where people live many years and attribute it to te power of the peña. Also UFO's have been seen here. One of the wonders of Mexico and the world

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South Lyon, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

It would be easy to miss seeing this location while touring central Mexico. Fortunately we have freinds that live in the area that suggested we visit this place. My family and I had a great day that included a walk in the beautiful pueblo and a hike up the largest Boulder I have ever seen. I will not say it... More 

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