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Loretto Chapel

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Address: 207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Between Alameda and Water sts., Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 505-982-0092
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Sun 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Leisure education
Description: This chapel contains a mysterious spiral staircase built without nails...
This chapel contains a mysterious spiral staircase built without nails, dowels or any visible support.
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Solemn, beautifull

A minute walk from St francis cathedral, personally i'd prefer to park at parking area of St francis for $2 per hour. Loretto chapel is very beautiful, old but amazingly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A minute walk from St francis cathedral, personally i'd prefer to park at parking area of St francis for $2 per hour. Loretto chapel is very beautiful, old but amazingly beautiful. Paid $3 for admission, kid is free. There's kind a solemn feeling when you entering the church. Spend a 20-minutes inside to listen to the audio telling the history... More 

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Farmington, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great story, beautiful architecture, and inspirational perseverance by the hardy people that settled this Land of Enchantment. Locals and tourist alike need to make it to Loretto.

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Pueblo, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a must see in Santa Fe, the spiral stair case alone is worth seeing. I love this chapel and only wished it was still a Catholic Church that was in use for Mass. It has an interesting history and I would highly recommend stopping and seeing it.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Didnt take a "tour', did on our own. As a catholic, I truly appreciated the church and its mysticism. Lovely gift shop and very appropriate

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The memorable take-away is the staircase. The immediate impact is the stunning architecture of this cathedral that is typically long, narrow and very much straight-up. Sunday services still happen and they are almost non-denominational, but still with all the Catholic trappings. It makes for a nice gathering in a stunning place. The facility is available for a hefty fee for... More 

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Fresno, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful old staircase, with much history & lore surrounding it. Now privatized, but worth a stop by, reasonable entry fees & just a comfortable atmosphere.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is such a beautiful church with stained glass. The alter is gorgeous not to mention the spiral staircase. What a magnificent piece of work. Really enjoyed this.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Some of our favorite restaurants are The Shed, The Creperie, The Burrito Company and Pasquels. Also don't miss the International Folk Museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful stained glass and architecture. It is very near the plaza so do not miss this. Even if you are not of the Catholic faith you can still appreciate this.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It brings about history, culture and the feeling of being back in time. I have been there a few times and every time I photograph the same thing with a different feeling. Shows the Spanish culture and religion. It is right next to everything in town. Parking can be difficult in the summer time. It is worth it.

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Additional Information about Loretto Chapel

Address: Address: 207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Between Alameda and Water sts., Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 505-982-0092
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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