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A Huge Bird

Its a huge bird visible from the city centre but in order to get a close up view or getting up real... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patrick S
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Fantastic views and no people!

The stairs are about 10 minutes walk from the Plaza de Armas, and then you climb 500 meters (>1500... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Kat K
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Puno, Peru
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a huge bird visible from the city centre but in order to get a close up view or getting up real close one needs to climb many many steps thus recognizing the work required that elevation we very smartly did not go up.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The stairs are about 10 minutes walk from the Plaza de Armas, and then you climb 500 meters (>1500 ft) of stairs to the large condor statue... Definitely not something to do if you are suffering from altitude sickness, but the views are incredible (there...More

Thank Kat K
Reviewed 12 July 2017

it was a great workout and a good view, but nothing that fantastic. enjoy the attitude and the increase heart rate.

Thank yvette-yves
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The walk up the stairs was quite a hike up. But the views are amazing and we took our time. We went with our guide since he said he wasn't sure if was safe for us to walk up there by ourselves.

Thank venisonking
Reviewed 21 March 2017

You can walk to the bottom of the steps from Plaza Del Armes in 10 mins or so then taking the 620 steps, 50 at a time for a rest, you can see a magnificent view of Puno and the lake . It is safe,...More

Thank sigsearle
Reviewed 5 February 2017

You will need to sweat a lot in order to reach the Condor, is excellent if you visit them in the morning. I suggest you to leave from your hotel at 5am in order to avoid the sun.

Thank George L
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The mirador is signposted from Plaza de Armas, but then becomes a bit harder to find (I just asked people where it was and they told me). It involves quite a bit of uphill walking, culminating in 559 steps (yes, I counted them). Don't attempt...More

Thank elif-in-egypt
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I had a day off and went up to see the condor at the top of the hill. Because it is at altitude I huffed and puffed a bit going up the stairs but I liked the view (and the exercise) so I visited the...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had read to beware of locals robbing groups of tourists, but we went five times and never perceived a problem or threat. A total of just about 620 steps from bottom to top, it is quite a trek and will definitely help get you...More

Thank Nathaniel A
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We walked from our hotel and up all the steps. Amazing view of the city and lake Titicaca. Totally safe to be there during the day.

Thank carolinebk
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