Cerro Catedral, Maldonado

#6 of 11 in Historic Sites in Maldonado Department
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For the mountain in Argentina, see Cerro Catedral.Cerro Catedral ("Cathedral Hill"), also known as Cerro Cordillera, is a peak and the highest point of Uruguay, with an altitude of 513.66 m (1,685.2 ft). It is located north of Maldonado Department, in the municipality of Aiguá, in a hill range named Sierra Carapé, which constitutes part of a larger range named Cuchilla Grande. Its name derived from the curious forms of the rocky elevations of its summit, which are very common in the southern part of this country.
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  • Not quite as high as High Point State Park in my home state of New Jersey, but much more tranquil. We made a stop at Cerro Catedral on our way back to Montevideo. The trip to the zenith of Uruguay...  more »
  • Very nice view. Zero exploded. The place goes up almost everything in car. It lacks signaling, you have to get x between some tissues to access the "marker" of the highest point. It should be a little more accessible.
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  • Very nice place very quiet to appreciate the beautiful view, lots of animal loose in the lap, I recommend!
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