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Valley of the Monks in Creel Area

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Address: Creel Chihuahua, 33200, Mexico

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Rough road to get there but happy I did it. Unbelievable rock formations that change with the angle you view them from. Easy to get great photos from a mid point location.

Reviewed April 10, 2017
Travellingfool2013
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Rough road to get there but happy I did it. Unbelievable rock formations that change with the angle you view them from. Easy to get great photos from a mid point location.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

When you see these stupendous rock formations, you will know why the original peoples practiced fertility rituals in this area. No picture can capture the grandness of this spot-do not miss it!

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Cancun, Mexico
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Amazing tour, justo to get you started in am incredible jouney to the copper canyon riding in el chepe train

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Thank MarcoCahue
TX
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99 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Deep travel at this Indian mission, good place to relax and walk among the giants, very peaceful, had a cool drink and a fruit snack , thought somebody was watching from behind. Very mystic.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2016

This was the first stop on our tour to Batopilas, we were there at around 9.30am. It was still cold, but it was very quiet and peaceful and we really enjoying clambering amongst the enormous rocks. It is well worth a stop if you're passing, the rock formations are very impressive.

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Karratha, Australia
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207 reviews
109 attraction reviews
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Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Rocks that have been shaped by the weather. Sorry but it was uninteresting and boring. I could find nothing to get exited about.

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Taos, New Mexico, United States
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43 reviews
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Reviewed March 25, 2015

Very interesting rock formations, easy to get too and other great attractions near by get get there by bike or car.

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1 Thank Bob D
Spokane, Washington
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2015

the ride out was through ejido land being farmed and grazed and locals were about going to school and gathering wood and tending their local homes. The rock formations were awesome. The people were very friendly and helpful...

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San Rafael, California
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Reviewed January 8, 2015

I love exploring and valleys have their own unique villages and customs. This should be on your list.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed November 2, 2014

We drove a 4 wheel drive on many roads in the back country, including all the way to the Valley of the Monks. The indians are an interesting group but not friendly at all. They don't like their pictures taken, are very private. But there is lots to see if you like nature. See my review of Batopilas for more... More 

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