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Mother Cabrini Shrine

20189 Cabrini Blvd, (I-70 exit 259), Golden, CO 80401
303-526-0758
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Ranked #7 of 27 attractions in Golden
Type: Religious Sites
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Denver, Colorado
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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

As you travel west on I-70 you can spot a large statute of Jesus on a hill top. I encourage you to take the time to visit the Mother Cabrini Shrine. It is a serene and beautiful place. Mother Cabrini was an Italian nun who came to the US to visit Italian miners and their families in the Clear Creek,... More

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Denver, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We visited this after touring the Phoenix Silver Mine in Idaho Springs. I had seen the Jesus statue from the highway and had been curious for a while. This is a really lovely trip for believers. The steps looked really daunting but there are benches every 10 or so steps so you can rest on the way and I think... More

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Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I first came here as a little girl living in Denver, almost 50 years ago. I wanted to stop because it was a childhood memory of walking all those steps with my Busia and family. It still has "all those steps." Unfortunately, we came late in the afternoon and the museum and gift shop were closed. It was a beautiful... More

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southeast
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84 reviews 84 reviews
41 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This site is right off the Interstate, some twist and turns. We took my mom who has issues walking and there are 375 steps to the top of the shrine. If you seem trust-worthy, the lady in the gift shop will exchange your driver's license the the gate key and allow you to drive up the dirt mountain on the... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Right off of I-70, up a few twists and turns, with beautiful vistas overlooking a park and the Mother Cabrini shrine. Worth the few minutes to get there

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Denver, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I visited Mother Cabrini Shrine on a cold, wintry day. That limited our ability to see the whole site but gave us a much different perspective which everyone enjoyed. The main visitor's center has a chapel, gift store, and rooms for meetings. The museum room was under renovation so we did not see that. Outside are several gardens, the freshwater... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We really enjoyed the peace and serenity of this site which has a small traditional Catholic church, a gift shop (with lots of St. Cabrini stuff) and the shrine itself which sits atop a mountain. The climb is moderate (300+ steps) and is paved. There are numerous benches to stop and rest and stations of the cross along the path... More

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Houston, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Long set of steps- to a giant statue of christ. The scenic view is what this traveler enjoyed. Its good for one of times to say "hey i did that".

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Audubon, New Jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

A must visit for the faithful. Water is a precious commodity in this arid place, but Mother Cabrini found both water and Gods blessings right here. Every step up the shrine is inspirational.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

After our visit to buffalo bill's site first made our way to mother cabrinis shrine. Trip up a road and past retreat house until you get to chapel and steps up to her statue. We were able to go into gift shop and the have our items blessed by a priest there. I was disappointed that we did not get... More

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