Guatapé is one of the most colorful towns in the world bestowed with many beautiful places, of which La Piedra Del Peñol is the most outstanding.
'La Piedra Del Peñol' in Spanish means 'Rock of Guatapé' or people simply call it 'La Piedra' , a large rock located in the town and urban area of Guatapé. Antioquia province of Colombia.
This is a nearly smooth large rock.
The rock formation of the town of Guatapé from about 70 million years ago, with two-thirds of the height of the rock lying below the ground, the exposed part more than 200 meters high sprouted from the surrounding plain. One can see from the countryside a few kilometers away.
This is a large, almost smooth rock, with only one crack running from the top to the bottom of the foot, on one of the rock's surfaces. Through this crack, a staircase of 649 steps was built.
On the top of this rock, another small fence is built inside an area with display stands, a souvenir shop and an open platform with beautiful views for people to see. Breathtaking views around.