Cerro de la Cruz, Antigua

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Embark on a short but steep walk to Cerro de la Cruz, a landmark of Antigua. The ascent takes you to a scenic lookout point, complete with a large cross statue made of stone, dedicated to the city’s patron saint. From the viewpoint perched on the hilltop, you can enjoy the postcard-like vista of the city, with the imposing Volcan Agua in the background. Robberies in the once notorious area have declined thanks to improved security, but it's best not to attempt the ascent alone or at night. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Cerro de la Cruz by using our Antigua trip itinerary tool.
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  • We decided to walk from downtown instead of taking a Tuk Tuk. Despite some of the negative reviews, I would recommend the walk to anyone who is able to do it. To get to the beginning of the hike you....  more
    We decided to walk from downtown instead of taking a Tuk Tuk. Despite some of the negative reviews, I would recommend the walk to anyone who is able to do it. To get to the beginning of the hike you....  more »
  • its an easy hike up and a nice view over the town of antiqua. literally every tourist must make the climb and check it out. 
    its an easy hike up and a nice view over the town of antiqua. literally every tourist must make the climb and check it out.  more »
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  • Awesome view of the city, a must go to place on your travel checklist. Highly recommend the short hike up, gives a better experience. Just about 20min hike up.
  • Definitely a must do well in Antigua. Beautiful view, try to go early when the crowd is low. Amazing view of the volcano.

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