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Nice Spot and Great Views

This is a lovely spot and worth a visit. Make sure you know the history of Pipila! We had... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2012
pumpermum
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BC
Great views, easy to get there and parking on site.

It's not the best place to snap scenic views of the entire city but it's definately the most... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2012
HotelRinconTarasco
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Morelia, Mexico
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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 August 9, 2012

This is a lovely spot and worth a visit. Make sure you know the history of Pipila! We had fantastic tacos and snacks from the ladies with the carts in the area, actually the best food that we ate in Guanajuato. There are also some...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2012

It's not the best place to snap scenic views of the entire city but it's definately the most important and well known spot in Guanajuato. You can get there by car, taxi ($35 - $40 MXN one way) or tram (located behind "Teatro Juarez" with...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2012

Need to pay 5 pesos per person, and there is no seat. My daughter was crying,

Thank Mario G
Reviewed July 16, 2012

Other than some small shops and the monument (and the wonderful b&b Casa Zuniga), all there is here is a view. But it's a GREAT view.

Thank gearheart
Reviewed July 13, 2012

Ride or walk up, the view is worth it. For sure you can walk down at least; don't worry you won't get lost.

Thank Barbarita5
Reviewed July 12, 2012

We drove around the panoramic highway and stopped by the monument--the statue was great--loved the view from up here and it was terrific being in the middle of a large group of Mexican students studying their country's history. Did not like the traffic in front...More

Thank veliagonick
Reviewed July 10, 2012

This place has a wonderfull view of Guanajuato and it is excellent to rest up there for a while, enjoy a fruit cocktail or a smoothie in the sun but still having a breezy atmosphere. Especially after the very steep way uphill through the little...More

Thank Zkini
Reviewed July 6, 2012

The tram take an almost 90 degree trip up the side of the hill, and once you reach the top you see the city as you've never seen it before. It is breathtaking; bring a camera!

Thank washwestcc
Reviewed June 19, 2012

A historic monument and interesting story and statue for this area. It is atop a hill in Guanajuato. Reminder there are many shops behind the statue but they tend to be a bit pricey due to tourists. HINT - bring your camera and take pics...More

Thank rob z
Reviewed June 4, 2012

It's a great view of the city and definitely worth getting up there, but not worth paying $15 pesos to get to the top (it's almost the same view)

Thank Onnan
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rastaVancouverCanada
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Response from KatyBots | Reviewed this property |
You can walk up (from the central area) or take the funicular. The walk up is possible through several ally ways--one of them is next to the Don Quixote museum…you just have to start walking up through the alley way and... More
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