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Address: Zacatecas, Mexico
Activities: Dining, City walk sightseeing
Description: The beautiful mountain overlooking Zacatecas, complete with a cable car...
The beautiful mountain overlooking Zacatecas, complete with a cable car for tourists.
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Such a cool place, good for rock climbing.

I had a lot of free fun going here, and climbing on the big rock. There is a great view from the top and some cool statues at the base. I would personally recommend to go climb... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
LauraTravelNZ
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Silkeborg, Denmark
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Silkeborg, Denmark
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I had a lot of free fun going here, and climbing on the big rock. There is a great view from the top and some cool statues at the base. I would personally recommend to go climb the thing, it's really easygoing! :)

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Monterrey, Mexico
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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

If you go to Zacatecas you must go to La Bufa, great spot at 2650 meters above the sea level. Also the revolution square and the surchs, etc are worth the visit

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Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
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82 reviews 82 reviews
28 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Take the cable car up to this historic site. Reflect on the bravery of Poncho Villa and his army of revolutionaries as they repelled 12,000 federal troops. The views of the city are amazing.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

A must go! The view is amazing, specially at night!!! Lots of souvenir shops, overall I recommend this to everyone visiting Zacatecas.

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Beijing, China
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89 reviews 89 reviews
60 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

From here, you can understand how Zacatecas city was settled by the Spaniard Conquistadores in old Mexico. A mining city, one of the biggest enterprises in New Spain Territories and still a very "colonial" city.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A very nice visit. We got here via the teleferico and descended by foot. About 20 minutes by foot, mostly staircase. A bit steep in some parts. Great for taking pictures of the city.

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Mexicali
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99 reviews 99 reviews
31 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

it is a must when you visit because there is where you get the nices view of the pin stone city. Don't miss it.

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Gto,
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Sort of boreing, Climb the rest if the way up the bufa - there you will find a place to eat and artisen crafts - buy the very colorful hoodies - 100 pesos and they are sooooo comfortable, specially over leggings. Do- not shrink

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Monterey, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Parking can be an issue if you go on a holiday. There are zip line adventure activities available at the top. It can get very very cold and windy at the top of the hill. Be sure to have someone with you that can either translate or pay for the tour. There are plenty of shops and food sales at... More 

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Regensburg
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134 reviews 134 reviews
15 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

At the top of the hill, cerro de la bufa, you will have a very nice view over the city and the valley. You can take a bus-train to the top or you walk along the Indian traders which are selling handmade stuff. At the top you have the spectacular statue, rocks where children can climb on, the museum and... More 

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