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Best Aerial perspective over Matagalpa City

A nice fashionable bus will take you there for a little money. Or you can go by car or by taxi as... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Alejandro David B
Really nice if you are in the area

The view is beautiful and super cheap outing, we paid about $1.00 for four people (entry fee and... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Miami, Florida
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1 Oct 2018
“Best Aerial perspective over Matagalpa City”
10 Jan 2018
“Really nice if you are in the area”
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Cerro El Calvario, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I guess going here on a Sunday afternoon was a bad idea. Way too packed with loud children hitting the fences with sticks and yelling. Also made possible by the fact that this place is accessible by car. A place for lazy visitors. The view...More

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 1 October 2018

A nice fashionable bus will take you there for a little money. Or you can go by car or by taxi as well. In the place there are services like drinkls and food. A Masterpiece walk-in-the-clouds.

Thank Alejandro David B
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The view is beautiful and super cheap outing, we paid about $1.00 for four people (entry fee and parking). It also, has a small restaurant. The drive is really steep and it’s mostly on a dirt road, I wouldn’t recommend it if it’s been raining.

Thank WorldTraveler_and_Co
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We walked all the way from downtown (cathedral) to the mirador. The road was so steep that one of our friend was sliding backward (it had rained for 2 days). This made our walk even more entertaining than anything. The view at the mirador was...More

1  Thank Helene L
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

You get to map the city there and take great photos bc the lightning in the place and the one from the city! I think so have to schedule if you want to go at night

Thank Josué N
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It's not only full of local history, but offers an observation tower overlooking the city and a monument on top of a hill that overlooks the city,

Thank Shoan S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

we negotiated a taxi to take us up and wait 10 mins for 200 cordobas. there is an ENTRANCE FEE 5 CORDOBAS. great view over the town of Matagalpa and the surrounding valley. we read in previous reviews about muggings so decided not to walk...More

Thank CindyBrisVegas
Reviewed 3 March 2017

It's a hard hike up there, but it's totally worth it. You see the town and the surrounding mountains. You can go through the catholic church's property where you can see some crosses (easy 30 minute walk) or you can go through the natural reserve...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice view of city and surrounding mountains and cross. No worth an expensive trip or long walk but not much to do in town.

1  Thank Russell H
Reviewed 3 February 2017

It's a great place to see the entire city, not to mention the beautiful mountain range surrounding Matagalpa!

Thank Megan T
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