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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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It's not a must, is a duty

I'm all about sightseeing, and in Zacatecas this is THE place. The view in Cerro de la Bufa allows you to see the sunset in all the beautiful city of Zacatecas. There is no... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm all about sightseeing, and in Zacatecas this is THE place. The view in Cerro de la Bufa allows you to see the sunset in all the beautiful city of Zacatecas. There is no charge to go and see this great view, it's a great place for pictures and for souvenirs. In case you want a little bit of culture... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely mountain with many interesting vistas, memorials and a popular spot for locals to hang out. We enjoyed beginning our tour of Zacatecas from this spot. One advice, the parking place gets quite packed, so if you've got a chance to park a bit further away from the Cerro itself (when arriving by car) do. Rather walk couple of hundred... More 

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los angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An enormous amount of history there, including Pancho Villa's takeover of the city. Statues and monuments abound. It can be reached from town by taxi, of by the funicular. I would recommend the latter. I made the mistake of booking a tour. All can easily be done on your own.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

This spot on a hill offers a view of Zacatecas and surrounding areas along with shopping and statues, one of Poncho Villa.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

A landmark in Zacatecas, the “Cerro de la Bufa” is a place you cannot miss visually from almost any spot in the downtown. You can walk up; take a taxi or the “Teleferico”. Either way you will be amazed at the great views you will get from up there. There are many vendors in the street going up, be careful... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We travelled across on the cable car. It was a sunny day and we had great views across the city. You can walk up to the top where there is a little chapel and just have a bit of a wander around outside.

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Edinburg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 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 June 23, 2016

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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