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Center of Mexican Catholic Faith

Excellent place to visit. you will find the King of Kings on this place and if you are blessed as I... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2018
pablop5200
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I recommend you go in the morning. It gets chilly at night. And it’s scary coming down the... read more

Reviewed December 25, 2018
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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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Cerro del Cubilete S/N, Guanajuato 36100, Mexico
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Reviewed December 31, 2018

Excellent place to visit. you will find the King of Kings on this place and if you are blessed as I was during my visit you will have the opportunity to be blessed with a mass in the sanctuary.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

I recommend you go in the morning. It gets chilly at night. And it’s scary coming down the mountain! It’s free.! It’s such an amazing view from the top. Everything is amazing. They have food courts. Only thing I won’t give it a 5 is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Hadn't a clue that a special pilgrimage with 6,000 attendees would be there the weekend I had decided to go. The bus driver didn't know either. We got dropped off 2.5 kilometers from the parking of Cristo Rey as the traffic was jammed packed with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

In my recent trip ( November 16th to the 29th of November , 2018 ) to Silao , Mexico 🇲🇽 that I made my 2nd trip to Santuario de Cristo Rey and it was very special ... I had made a promise not only to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

We visited on quite a dull cloudy day with a bit of drizzly rain so the drive up did not afford us the spectacular views that are available on a clearer day, however the trip was still worthwhile. The route passes by some old silver...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Oh my gosh! The trip up the mountain is breathtaking and you are rewarded with a beautiful place. I would love to return. Truly exceptional.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

I visited this Cristo on a tour, where I was the only gringo. It was interesting to see that Mexicans are forced into eating at the same touristy restaurants as are foreign tourists. The statue itself is impressive, if not particularly lovely. It was really...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

The views are amazing, the sanctuary is very cute, the statue is spectacular. Definitely worth the trip!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

The statue is on top of a small chapel on top of a mountain. The artistry is not special, and there is no profound sense of spirituality. The main reason to go is that everyone goes. That is reason enough.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing statue of Jesus Christ standing 66 feet tall on the tallest mountain around. It can been seen from far away. The church inside is also specular. The two angels are holding a crown of thrones and the other holding the royal...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Ramin P
We visited your beautiful church on September 25th, 2017. In your museum room I noticed a little white and black dog licking his or her leg and was laying next to the status of the big dog, I think for protection and comfort that little dog came to your church to be protected by Jesús. After we left I wanted to get some food and water for the poor little dog only to hear from someone that the dog can’t move as he has a broken leg. I have tried calling and have left 6 messages for your office and my girlfriend even spoke to someone at your church but was given a disconnected number that doesn’t work. I am willing pay to rescue that dog if you are willing to take him to the vet (doctor) to fix his leg. It was so powerful to see a little dog coming for help to Jesús. I will pay for this dogs surgery, food and water for as long as someone adopts him. Please call me back at 619.572.7700. This animal is in severe pain. I was helpless and didn’t know what to do, Please let us save this poor dog. He feels pain. We can help. Sincerely, Ramon Pourtrymour
September 30, 2017|
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Response from windsorcottage | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, wish I knew how to help however, like you I was a visitor and have no connections either there or in Guanajuato.
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tadeane
February 21, 2016|
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Response from Victoria K | Reviewed this property |
Take a Taxi. It is a long walk and very steep. Taxies in Guanajuato are not expensive and decent.
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Deb M
October 31, 2015|
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Response from williephips | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it was raining and I drove up
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