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Visit the Las Peñas, is transported in time since you are knowing a part of a very strong city, on each rise of the stairs that are certainly 500, it is recommended to climb little by little not to go in a hurry but to...More
In my opinion this was the most charming part of Guayaquil. The stairs, the houses, narrow streets and the views are all great. Climbing up can be a bit taxing on a hot day but the view at the top of the lighthouse is definetly...More
We had a rented car but its forbidden to take it to the top.
We had to walk, but it was OK.
We always felt safe even when there were lots of guys without tshirt on one corner.
Good pictures, people selling water and nice...More
We walked up the steps to visit and see the view. There are plenty of places to stop and rest or take photos. It was well worth the effort as this is a very unique place with a charm all it’s own. There are security...More
If you can make it up the 444 steps to the top of Santa Ana Hill, and the 52 steps of the lighthouse at the top, you will be rewarded by spectacular views of Guayaquil and the surrounding communities and rivers. My favorite time to...More
Great place from which to view the new city, whilst walking through the old. Climb the 444 numbered steps to the top to gain the best views (the lighthouse spiral staircase is extra & those I didn’t count). Lots of bars to rest a while...More
I was no way prepared to walk the 400+ stairs to the top. But there are plenty of places to take breaks and grab a water and keep track of how far you have to go since the steps are numbered. Once you get to...More
Visiting the place where the city started and typic living is still found was very interesting, you can enjoy the older people narrating stories of the past and anecdotes; some of them, hard to believe.
"cerro Santa ana"" was the first place people start living in Guayaquil.probably because its a hill and the surounding areas in this time was just humed lowland and swamp.
Burned down several times by pirates and rebuiled also several times years ago it was a...More
Not sure what the difference is between Cerro Santa Ana and Las Penas, they seem to be one and the same. It may refer to the stairway made of over 400 steps that leads through Las Penas and and to the Faro (lighthouse) at the...More