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Address: | Ubicada en Villa De Bernal, No En Querétaro, Queretaro, Mexico
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Worth the trip to see the monolith

At least during weekdays Bernal is a very quiet town. There is not a lot to do in this charming town other than shopping and admiring the huge monolith. But the trip is... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

At least during weekdays Bernal is a very quiet town. There is not a lot to do in this charming town other than shopping and admiring the huge monolith. But the trip is worthwhile for this alone.

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Nice, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a small city which can be experienced and appreciated in a day. Pena de Bernal, the tallest monolith surpassing the Rock of Gibraltar stands out and can be seen peeking above the colorful walls and buildings, many are refurbished old villas. I was dazzled by the color of the buildings and narrow walk ways.

Thank naki1941
Cancun, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Totally recommend this place, its beautiful. You can access some boutique hotels to have a drink. Weather was perfect. Try the "gorditas" really good ones, don't be afraid to try the salsa! Really good!

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was just a simple day trip and I did on the way and as it turned out to be pretty nice. It was a very hot day and the view was very good besides being hot. I made the climb half-way up. I was not to ready for the altitude as I was not used to it. besides that... More 

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Queretaro, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Didn't expected anything of this place were we were intended to spend the night... and which is 40 minutes from Queretaro, I've visited here before a couple of times and it's a good idea to spend the evening but ONCE you spend the night... everything changes ... they have night tours, colorful fountain show, the power of the peña feels... More 

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Queretaro, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Pena de Bernal is a very big rock (third largest in the world) sticking up from the ground. It can be seen for miles around and has a town next to it San Sebastian Bernal. They know the tourist keep their town alive and work to keep us coming. Town square is quaint typical old town Mexico. It also has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

I visited La Pena Bernal while staying in Queretaro. It was a bit of a drive, maybe an hour or so. The town of Bernal is very quaint and picturesque. You can climb the monolith to a certain point, but I did not. Overall, it is worth a visit.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Peña de Bernal is an awesome place near Queretaro with a lot of history and an awesome mercado. The plaza is very pretty and La Peña is a great place to hike. Recommended specially on weekends.

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Queretaro, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

There are many things to do at Peña de Bernal, depending on the type of activities you like to do. You can go hiking, or just taking a walk. You can go up the Peña and take some pictures, or just sit in the lower part and eat an ice cream. You can go with friend, family, coupe, young children,... More 

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Jalpan de Serra, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

This colonial town has a magic vibe to it - that you will feel within the first hour! We are building a house in Tequisquiapan (about 30 minutes away) which is also classified as a Pueblo Magico - and this is where we go to really relax. There are countless great restaurants - especially Italian, but you have to try... More 

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