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Monumento a Cristo Rey

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Address: Antigua carretera a Mineral del Monte, Guanajuato 42001, Mexico

Located on a nearly 3,000-foot mountain called Cerro del Cubilete, this...

Located on a nearly 3,000-foot mountain called Cerro del Cubilete, this huge statue of Jesus is one of the largest in the world.

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Unforgettable vacation to guanajuato

Very nice pick a day that is not raining because of the hight of statue the Fogg don't allow a good view in foggy day

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice pick a day that is not raining because of the hight of statue the Fogg don't allow a good view in foggy day

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Before attempting your assent to the top, make sure your car has good breaks and that your radiator works and that it has plenty of anti-freeze in it to prevent over heating. It will take about an hour to reach the top, depending on that day's traffic. On the way up (or down) don't be alarmed if you see locals... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

An absolute must see. Peaceful and gorgeous view of Silao.we hired a private taxi to take us from the holiday in to the Cristo Rey, he waited an hour, then took us to Guanajuato city.

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Martinez, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Takes a bit of effort on windy roads to get here, but worth the view at the end, both of the fantastic statue and church, but also over the landscape of Guanajuato

Thank craig201
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This overlook with a religious theme is considered a sanctuary by Catholics, nevertheless it is worth the visit since from the top you can see the Bajio region of Mexico including the city of Guanajuato, Silao, and Leon. The view is amazing. But the trip there is long through a winding stone pavement road

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Bell, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Amazing and beautiful place to visit. Truly peaceful i recommend it very much. Also if you want to get a bite to eat stop at the #43 food stand very very good .

1 Thank Rondevoo
McKinleyville, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Can't say too much...... This is an obvious religious icon of the region. Probably most appreciated from the view above in the sunset.

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Garland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

If you go to Guanajuato please plan 3 hours of your visit the Monumento A Cristo Rey. Buy a tour from the main plaza. It's only $150 pesos a van will take you. I would recommend that or get a taxi. Since the roads are not good. If you take your own car I am sure you are going to... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We visited off-season (after the Holy Weeks) so we enjoyed the 40 min., winding drive up the well-maintained roads and the monument without crowds. Although they were repairing the main parking lot, the rest of the structures seemed well maintained and clean. The monument itself a very impressivework of art, as is the chapel within. The mountain (8,800 ft. elevation)... More 

Thank ChavaSegura
Ensenada, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Although the ride to get there was long, one has a very peaceful feeling on this mountaintop The history of the statue is very interesting.

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