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Satevo Mission

Address: Batopilas, Mexico
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Ranked #12 of 16 Attractions in Copper Canyon
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: A beautiful and mysterious 18th-centry church at the bottom of Mexico's Copper Canyon.
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: A beautiful and mysterious 18th-centry church at the bottom of Mexico's Copper Canyon.
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Creel, Mexico
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96 reviews 96 reviews
56 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The mission itself isn't that special, although it was much more interesting before they repainted it several years ago, but the location is pretty awesome. It lies at the bottom of Batopilas Canyon and about 7 kilometers downriver from the town of Batopilas, basically in the middle of nowhere with the river off to one side and the canyon walls... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We drove up to the mission in our 4 wheel drive SUV, a local went with us. When we asked what the people around there did he said "top secret", this is a big marijuana and opium poppy growing area, but the narcos leave the tourists alone. CHECK OUT MY REVIEW ON BATOPILAS FOR MORE INFO. The area is absolutely... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
41 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Mildly interesting, but since they're re-building the road down from Creel to Batopilas, it's a 9 hour bone-jarring 4WD trip over nerve-wracking precipices.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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41 reviews 41 reviews
3 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

I rode my motorcycle down just before sunset and got lots of great pictures. A local family came over and sold me some cute embroidery stuff. They were very photogenic and were quite plesant

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