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This sculpture says so much about Mexico's relationship with its own history. Yes, the native people were treated (very) badly by the Spaniards. Mexico-born people of Spanish national origin were too. The Plaza de las Tres Culturas tells the same sad tale. Maybe it's time...More
This is an incredible view of the city and an interesting monument. We took the funicular up. You can also walk it but it is quite a haul. We walked the way down.
At the top there are places to buy food and refreshments and...More
We took the funicular from the center of the city up to El Pipila. The problem was it was a LONG wait in line until we reached the funicular to take the ride up the hill. Once there below the statue, the view of the...More
This is worth a few minutes for no other reason to read and appreciate the story behind the person and the statue. The spot offers dozens of vendors selling junk and nice views of the city. The funicular ride there is convenient and scary. Very...More
No visit to Guanajuato would be complete without a visit to el Pipila with its commanding vista of the historic center of the city. Take the Swiss-style funicular up and if you have time walk down. Be sure to bring your smart phone or camera--no...More
Monumento al Pipila is a monument dedicated to El Pepila, a supposed hero of the War of Independence, set gloriously on top of a hill with panoramic views of Guanajuato. The area around Monumento al Pipila is extremely touristy which is good if you’re looking...More
The reason we went up to the monument is because we heard that it offers the best views of the city. IT DOES. The mix of different colors of the city with white university building in the center is amazing. Also the story of the...More
I really don't know where it starts because we were given tickets by our B&B host (we stayed at Casa Zuniga) to ride the funicular. See my reviews on Casa Zuniga which is located on top of the hill with a beautiful view... More
I really don't know where it starts because we were given tickets by our B&B host (we stayed at Casa Zuniga) to ride the funicular. See my reviews on Casa Zuniga which is located on top of the hill with a beautiful view from our room.