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“Breath-taking sunsets, but a struggle up the wretched steps”
Review of Cerro Calvario

Ranked #4 of 10 things to do in Copacabana
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 6 Contributor
575 reviews
316 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
“Breath-taking sunsets, but a struggle up the wretched steps”
Reviewed October 13, 2012

This small hill overlooks the town of Copacabana, and offers a really unforgettable view over Lake Titicaca from the Calvary monument at the top. But the steps are really rough going so good walking shoes are indispensable. Youll find the usual clutch of vendors at the top, but nearly all were gone at 6PM the day I climbed it.

Visited October 2012
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Lille, France
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“Awesome view”
Reviewed October 5, 2012

You should go there especially because of the view on the lake BUT the stair climbing can be REALLY exhausting.

Visited October 2012
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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“Worth the walk”
Reviewed September 30, 2012

It's quite a steep walk to the top, but the views over the lake are impressive, especially at sunset. Besides, you can tell everyone afterwards you climbed a 4,000m tall mountain!

Visited July 2012
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“Good if you have time to spare”
Reviewed August 8, 2012 via mobile

The treck up is quite strenuous but the sights are quite amazing the only thing that lets it down is (like the rest of Bolivia) it's extremely dirty! I went up during a national holiday and so the place was packed and everybody was going up and down the hillside (for religous purposes) which was interesting to witness but it really was extremely busy.

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Paris, France
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“Great place for the sunset”
Reviewed June 11, 2012

Definetely that's the place to go for the sunset. Spectacular view.

Visited September 2011
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