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Short walk to keep you busy for one-two hours

This is a relatively easy walk up to a view point. It is not much of an adventure, the path is well... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
beppo81
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Antwerp, Belgium
The walk to it was amazing but...

The hiking trail from LunaRunTun was amazing. When you go towards the sign that says "Mirador La... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
tukytukytuky
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New York City, New York
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Jun 11, 2018
“Short walk to keep you busy for one-two hours”
May 29, 2018
“The walk to it was amazing but...”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I see the other reviews only talk about the first bit of the hike. We did it to the top, some 750 metres of ascent to the casa del arbol. Note: it's straight up the mountain, and very steep. It took us three hours to...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is a relatively easy walk up to a view point. It is not much of an adventure, the path is well marked and mostly over stairs but there is a reward of a nice view at the end. It is short and fill maybe...More

Thank beppo81
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The hiking trail from LunaRunTun was amazing. When you go towards the sign that says "Mirador La Virgen", you'll go towards this statue. The statue itself is bathed in graffiti and it doesn't look to be maintained whatsoever but the walk thru it and the...More

Thank tukytukytuky
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We only had about an hour before sunset on our first day in Banos and decided to head up the hill. Good hiking and lovely view. Most of the way we were accompanied by a local boy and his dog.

Thank Jennie383
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is the weirdest "hike" I've ever done. 90% of this half mile up-hill hike is along concrete stairs. You get some nice views but it doesn't really feel like a nature hike. When you get to the top of the stairs you'll reach a...More

Thank 389tonyn
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The view form the top/statue is nice but there are better viewpoints of town higher up. From town it's about a 2 to 2.5 hour round trip. Take the stairs on the way up and either come down that way or continue on down the...More

Thank Alek C
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We made great hike ... starting in the city ... passed hundreds of stairs to Virgin Marry statue ... continuing to Luna Runtun Hotel and Spa ... and finish the hike at Bella Vista (big cross over Banos). It takes 3-4 hours but it is...More

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