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Address: Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
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Formed by a melting glacier, this beautiful lake is a milky turquoise...

Formed by a melting glacier, this beautiful lake is a milky turquoise color, produced by the algae at the bottom.

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Beautiful scenery from this lake at the eastern base of Torre de Paine! It was a really cloudy and cold day when we started, but the clouds lifted and you could see the peaks... read more

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Cali, Colombia
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Cali, Colombia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful scenery from this lake at the eastern base of Torre de Paine! It was a really cloudy and cold day when we started, but the clouds lifted and you could see the peaks rising above them - absolutely awesome!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

When you do the tour of Torres del Paine, this is a sure stop. You just cant stop admiring the untouched and amazingly beautiful nature here!!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving 30minutes from the Laguna Amarga entrnace of the Torres del Paine Park, the Nordenskjold lake is a very good surprise. Green waters in a stunning landscape. There are some 2-3 parking lots for taking the best pictures. Hope for a windless day and a clear sky, but if you don't get these (its pretty rare!) don't bother - the... More 

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Leigh
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53 reviews
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Reviewed March 22, 2017

Worth visiting the views take your breath away and it more than rewards the effort to get there. Great place to contemplate the world and let your troubles fade away.

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Reno, Nevada
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

There isn't a bad vista anywhere in the park. We stopped to take photos then moved on to the next scenic view. Breathtakingly beautiful.

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Holbaek, Denmark
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

A walk along Lake Nordenskjold in "must see" while visiting Torres del paine. You can walk all the way to the Moutain Hutt "Los Quernos" or just take a few hours walk from Refugio Torre Central (and back)

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2017

We visited the Lake on horse back as one of the trips from the Hotel Las Torres. Spectacular scenery and I loved the horse riding - although I have never done it before. If you get the chance go for it!

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Reviewed February 23, 2017

This was the first day's hike of the Cascada W Trek with views of the lake all the way - just beautiful. A great hike with moderate climbs and relatively easy terrain.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed February 16, 2017

This is one of the many scenic points in the park. Driving or hiking to it will reward you with nice views and a photo opportunity.

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Manhattan Beach, CA
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Reviewed February 3, 2017

Lago Nordenskjold was like a Disney production... truly beautiful and slightly surreal (we had an anomalous day... only breezy and a crystal blue sky).

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