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Cerro de la Bufa

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Address: Zacatecas, Mexico
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The beautiful mountain overlooking Zacatecas, complete with a cable car for...

The beautiful mountain overlooking Zacatecas, complete with a cable car for tourists.

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Family reunion choice spot

After arriving in Zacatecas for a family reunion I had two family friends along who had never visited the Bufa before so we decided to take them and our daughter and her husband... read more

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Edinburg, Texas
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Edinburg, Texas
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After arriving in Zacatecas for a family reunion I had two family friends along who had never visited the Bufa before so we decided to take them and our daughter and her husband up the hill to see the Bufa. It is a fantastic place and very well liked by all so it was crowded. We visited the museo which... More 

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Ajijic, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the tram to the Cerro de la Bufa and you will not regret your visit. There is an uphill walk from the station, but the walk is not too strenuous and the views are incredible. At the top you can look down onto the city of Zacatecas and understand why it is easy to get lost when you walk... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We went to the mine first and took the tram over and walked down. The views are spectacular and the walk is very pleasant.

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Toluca, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

The Bufa mountain offers beautiful views of Zacatecas, perfect for selfies, and also for taking the cable cars. Do take a taxi as the walk up or down is long and very steep.

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Elk grove
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We took the sky tram across to the Bufa. What a great way to see the city. The views from on top of the Bufa was amazing as was all the monuments. We actually climbed to the very top where there is a monument to the original founders of Zacatecas and had a even better view. A must do if... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

The views from up here are simply amazing. Also there are statues of some famous Mexicans such as Pancho Villa. Nearby is the Toma Museum of Zacatecas. I took a taxi to get up here and when i got dropped off the taxi driver recommended i walk back to the hotel because he said it might be fun for me... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Nice place, friendly guides. Souvenirs, food and market trinkets available. Cool to hang out. Ziplines avail too.

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

I took the teleferico up and walked down the hill, the museum is interesting at the top - all in Spanish. Great views of the city and plenty of places to grab a drink, something to eat and do some market shopping.

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Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Can't go wrong with this wonderful view of Zacatecas city. It is accessible by public transportation, and it offers basic services to make your visit enjoyable. I visited with friends and we had a picnic while enjoying the vistas. I highly recommend it.

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Eugene
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This mountain (meaning 'comical') has a great history lesson of Mexico. It is a very defensible site and so many battles started from here. Access by taxi, private auto, gondola or bus. The zip line would be a great way to exit. Unfortunately, the day we were here, it was getting new cables. Great views of the city and the... More 

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