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Address: Holguin, Cuba

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A long walk, stop at every landing, and look around it's beautiful. It can also be bloody hot!

The walk from the downtown squares is pretty short about 10-15 minutes. Along the way is some very nice street art. At the base of the hill is a number of interesting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Oromocto NB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The walk from the downtown squares is pretty short about 10-15 minutes. Along the way is some very nice street art. At the base of the hill is a number of interesting sculptures and even the wall facing the sculptures has interesting relief carvings in it. The 465 steps up the hill has a landing every 25 steps and it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Remember to bring water, it's a hot climb up the stairs, daytime temperatures are about 30C. The stairways faces south, too. Fortunately Holguin usually has a breeze. At the top there is water and cold beer. They tell me there are 366 stairs, but I didn't could them. Every 40 steps or so, there are resting areas with benches.

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Halifax, Canada
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Amazing views of the mountains Well worth the visit Great spot for photo buffs Some locals selling trinkets but they are friendly and not intrusive

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Laval, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Worth going there and seeing the city from the top. There was a small room where a family was selling paintings. Very creative but expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

We took the excursion "Cuba Inside"...one of the places we stopped was the hill of the cross...it was totally worth it.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My husband climbed the stairs but I chose to take the bus. Needless to say, he wished he would have taken the bus. Lol.

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Funafuti, Tuvalu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Four hunderd and thirty something stairs.. or you can drive up.. ;) beautiful view of Holguin. It was really peaceful. Watch for the wax on the steps from the candles in the shrine - it's slippy in spots.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

If you have the chance to visit the beautiful city of Holguin include for sure La Loma de la Cruz, it has an amazing view of the city. Remember no tricks you have to up on those stairs :)

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Barton-le-Clay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

At the time of our travel we were unable to climb the stairs to see the cross and view in all it's glory,from the city at the bottom it did look wonderful gutted we weren't able to climb

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Took a bus tour to Holguin and drove to the top of the hill. Spectacular view of Holguin! Climb the steep ladder for the best view. Restaurant and souvenir stands are also there.

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