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Santuario de Cristo Rey

Cerro del Cubilete S/N, Guanajuato 36100, Mexico
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The trip up is worth the experience by itself. Once there it is a most interesting monument and... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2017
im44
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Jamaica
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Great ride into the mountains for under 2$, views, history.

It is a good morning trip, one hour up through mountain villages and winding roads, filled with... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2017
Roy N
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Ho Chi Minh City, null, Vietnam
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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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  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cerro del Cubilete S/N, Guanajuato 36100, Mexico
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Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

The trip up is worth the experience by itself. Once there it is a most interesting monument and religious setting. The height allows for excellent views of the countryside below. Your height?.. well a condor flew by and we were looking at him at the...More

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Reviewed January 24, 2017

It is a good morning trip, one hour up through mountain villages and winding roads, filled with locals off to the the mines. A roller coaster ride for sure. Well above GTO, the monument is impressive (its windy and much cooler so bundle up) and...More

Thank Roy N
Reviewed January 11, 2017

the site is beautiful with great views. it is a short visit with plenty of food vendors on the way up to Cristo Rey.

1  Thank Endhir E
Reviewed January 10, 2017

We went to Cristo Rey the day before New Year's Eve and it was packed!! It's amazing that big, huge tour buses make it up the steep and narrow hill. We couldn't be driven all the way up the hill so we had to walk...More

1  Thank mxortega
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

The trip up the mountain can seem somewhat long, slow, and tedious, but once you are in the top, you realize it is totally worth it. Spectacular views!!! Great food at the entrance as well.

Thank Alicia F
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

I am very partial to this place. I am Catholic and just loved this church. Its history. Its architecture. Its grounds. The interior just so peaceful. Remarkable all-around landscape of surrounding cities.

Thank Titapo60
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

it's the very center of all Mexico and they sometimes have festive party's their it is a big statue with a spectacular view of Silao it's really breath taking just don't forget to take a picture with it

Thank AriPadilla
Reviewed September 1, 2016 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

1  Thank rosadesharon
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...More

5  Thank matjack85
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.

1  Thank Dosteele
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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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Arteagavera
August 11, 2015|
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Response from Yazmin5 | Reviewed this property |
Casi siempre hay turistas visitándolo de la carretera al Cristo hay 10 kms pero esta normal el acceso no se satura
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