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The Hill of Seven Colors

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Address: Purmamarca, Argentina
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A must see during your north loop out of Salta

If you choose to do a day-trip north of Salta, this is probably the highlight. Please read all the other reviews and be assured that you will be blown away by the colors. Take... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you choose to do a day-trip north of Salta, this is probably the highlight. Please read all the other reviews and be assured that you will be blown away by the colors. Take the walk behind town. Hopefully, you will not be rushed through by some tour company. This place needs time for quiet reflection. One of those spots... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Over the past forty or so years I have been privileged to view many different beautiful and unusual sites around this wonderful spaceship we call Earth. The Hills of Seven Colors ( locals say Seven Skirts in reference to colors of shirts of local women) is truly amazing to view and should not be missed. We have hiked the path... More 

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Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

you just walk through all coors mountains and it could last for more time.the sun was going down and the fading of colors was just to watch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

One of the most amazing mountains I´ve ever seen.... full of minerals, it is good to see it in a sunny day. Wonder of nature!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

As soon as you drive into the town you can see the mountain and it is unlike anything I've ever seen. We stopped for lunch and walked around the town but if we had had more time we would have hiked up to get a closer view.

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

If you have the time do this fairly easy walk in both directions at different times of the day and explore one or two off piste tracks. The colours are amazing and rival the Painted Desert in Arizona and the visit is free!

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Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Not to be missed this is a beautiful beautiful place with incredible views. The entire surroundings are equally as stunning but this place is not to bevmissed as its the entrance to Purmamarca.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The Mountain of seven colour is a must see in the area. Better to see it early in the morning from one of the belvederes outside town: ask some locals for indications because it's very poorly indicated on maps!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

If you walk up the hill in the small city, and put some effort into finding a good spot (at the right time) you'll have a great view of the seven colored hills. They are beautiful in different ways, depending on the sunlight, so make sure you go there on different occations, if possible.

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Paimpol, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

That's one of the few places you keep thinking: How come nature could have designed such a paradise? Was there any designer or architect? It blew my mind,each time I turned around I was amazed! First time of my life I thought nature is giving me an orgasm :)

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