Colombia’s monolithic granite monument

El Peñón de Guatapé
Paisaje en Guatapé
Peñón de Guatapé

Photos capturing the famous granite dome (aka El Peñón) and the view from its summit at over 7,000 feet in elevation at Guatapé, Colombia. Featuring a stairway of 740 steps built inside its chasm, the monolithic rock is a national monument in the Andes that overlooks the lakeside region of Peñol-Guatapé.

Explore more views of this geologic marvel, and its surrounding landscapes, in the Monolith of Guatapé gallery.

Photos from Rémi., Laura Daniela Jimenez, Jorge Campos, Santy Torres, and WILSON DIOSA.