Mirador Shiriculapo

Submitted by Peter R. on Sat, 02/22/2020 - 15:18
Image
Mirador Shiriculapo, Ecuador
GUID
POI-5
Category
nature
Full name
Mirador Shiriculapo, Paltas, Ecuador
Description
The Shiriculapo Viewpoint is located in the Palta canton in the province of Loja. It is a granite rock formation, whose western side wall descends steeply and vertically to an approximate height of 150 meters deep. To reach the cusp it is done by ascending 53 steps; on the top an image has been erected to Jesus of the Great Power, this image is covered with a red mantle and has the arms in the shape of a cross, according to the inhabitants it is a symbol of peace.
Province
Loja
Canton
Paltas
Elevation
1785 m
Climate
Temperate with dry winter and warm summer
Köppen-Geiger climate code
Cwb
Hottest month
November (20 °C, 67 °F)
Coldest month
June (18 °C, 64 °F)
Driest month
June (1 mm)
Rainiest month
February (22 mm)
Source
MITUR
Geolocation