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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 personworth the tripcouple of hours
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Reviewed today via mobile

It is a wonderful place to visit at the weekend. Beautiful landscapes, weather and food, nice to be with friends, a couple or with your family.

Thank Nolly N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located nearby Guatapé, you have to climb the stairs of the big rock El Peñol (Around 700 stairs). The price to enter is 18K COP per person. It does totally worth it for what you see at the top. From Medellin: 1 - Hôtel to...More

Thank AntBa7
Reviewed 3 days ago

Climb those steps, the view from the top is worth every step. Guatape village is so colourful and photogenic too. Try to visit on a week day, it gets very busy at weekends

Thank Mariao6
Reviewed 6 days ago

Definitely need to check out Guatape. See the lake, the massive rock and the charming town. It is slightly cooler than Medellin, so a light jacket is not a bad idea. I suggest going during the week, because the traffic on the weekend going back...More

Thank Richy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went as part of a guided day trip. Totally enjoyed it. Great views of the reservoir after the challenging climb to the top. Don't worry, beer and other refreshments are waiting at the top, and restaurants with very good Colombian food await at the bottom.

Thank Jeffery S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There’s so much history and beauty in Guatape, don’t miss the Peñol Rock. Make to visit the little replica town to hear the history behind why they covered the small town in The Valley with water. After that, make your way to the Peñol Rock...More

Thank franciscodM5040YU
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday I went to Guatape and climbed to the top of Penol to see the Laguna - incredible sight - probably the most beautiful area of Colombia that I have visited.

Thank Mathyew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very nice place to visit but bearing in mind it takes nearly 2.5 hours to reach I’m not convinced of its worth. It is also all man made and not real. I thought to myself that there are better and more beautiful...More

Thank mmsaf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really beautiful setting. Great place to hang glide; absolutely amazing views while in the air. Climbing the rock is a lot of work but worth it; the views from the rock give you an idea of the hang gliding views, but nowhere near as spectacular....More

Thank t-consumer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The landscapes are beatifull, if you take a ferry or boat tour, dont forget to wear a sweater or jacket, it might get windy.

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elenabeta
24 May 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
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nina c
7 March 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
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clau l
29 October 2017|
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Response from Alvaro V | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can bring kids and a stroller. As a matter of fact, I visited the place with a year old
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