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This monument, which sits above the city atop a large hill, is dedicated to Pipila, an Indian miner who was killed after taking up arms against the Mexican government in an Indian revolt.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are incredible. Take the funicular up, walk back down. Great way to spend an hour or two. Fantastic.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank UncleBilly232
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go up with the funicular go down walking. Some nice shops. Get there for the sunset arrives about 40 minutes before it starts to see the city in a golden light

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kokopetiyotl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walk the steps for good exercise or take the cable car. Pipila is a must see. View is the best in the city.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank holzman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This must be one of the ugliest statues in Mexico, and it is vast. However the view from the panorama over the city of Guanajuato is spectacular, so don't miss that. Just try not to look behind you at the monument.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KirkieClare
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Totally a must do if you like views, there is a big glass boot at the top of the monument ( not recommended you are practically behind the statue and barely can see) usually there is a golden miner and a Catrina for pictures and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jaimepI5861HY
Reviewed January 12, 2019

The location allows you to see the whole historic area of Guanajuato. Wife and I were able to locate our stay then track our wanderings. Wonderful perspective. Oh, the monumento and the funicular are not the same agency. So if you Google maps the monumento...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed January 1, 2019

We rode the funicular which was fun in itself. At the top there are still several flights of stairs to get to the monument. We were there during the Cervantes Festival so there were lots of people, vendors selling food and souvenirs. A very festive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ginger H
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

We went there when sun was going down. It was a beautiful view. Not a lot of people during that time. Another must see in Guanajuato. The momentum look beautiful at night.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 417lorenaf
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Take taxi or funicular up as it is a steep climb. Best views of the city with statue at top. Don’t miss going here somehow when in Guanajuato. Corn in cup vendor sells delicious street corn. Can hang out on steps for nice visit and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kulbi
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

To be up there and see “the golden hour” reach the colourful town of Guanajuato is simply amazing! I advice to go up and down from different sides and little streets so u can see the houses and the city itself Going down you have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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rastaVancouverCanada
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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
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