Peña de Bernal: 65 million year-old monolith in Queretaro, Mexico


Peña de Bernal is a 433 m tall monolith, one of the tallest in the world. Peña de Bernal is located in San Sebastián Bernal, a small town in the Mexican state of Querétaro.

It is one of the most touristic sites near the capital of Queretaro and considered one of the 13 Wonders of Mexico.

Not many people know that the town’s real name is San Sebastian Bernal, Querétaro.

Cobblestone streets, colorful facades and the backdrop of one of the world’s tallest monoliths, San Sebastian Bernal is a truly picturesque small town.

Founded in the 1600s by a number of Spanish families, this town in central Mexico boasts many buildings that date back to the 18th and 19th centuries.

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