El Peñón de Guatapé

Local namePiedra del Peñol
LocationGuatapé, Colombia

The Stone of El Peñol, or simply La Piedra or El Peñol, is a landmark inselberg also known as The Rock of Guatapé, in Colombia. It is located in the town and municipality of Guatapé, Antioquia. The town of El Peñol, which borders Guatapé, has also historically claimed the rock as their own and thus the monolith is sometimes referred to as the "Stone of El Peñol" instead of the "Rock of Guatapé".

The landform is a granitic rock remnant that has resisted weathering and erosion, likely as result of being less fractured than the surrounding bedrock. Peñón de Guatapé is an outcrop of the Antioquia Batholith and towers up to 200 meters above its base. A stairway has been carved into the northern face.

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Day Trip to Guatapé from Medellín from 143 USD

Admission

18.000 COP per person

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Peñón_de_Guatapé

Address Colombia

Coordinates 6°13'12.089" N -75°10'45.959" E

Tours and activities: El Peñón de Guatapé

Day Trip to Guatapé from Medellín

from 143 USD

Guatape Full-Day Tour from Medellin

from 30 USD

Guatapé and Peñol Rock Full-Day Tour

from 159 USD

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