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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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Fun at La Bufa

Very picturesque, you can see Zacatecas from the viewpoint. There are also zip lines, amazing experience, all children in our group (the youngest was 4) did it on par with adults... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Olga A
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very picturesque, you can see Zacatecas from the viewpoint. There are also zip lines, amazing experience, all children in our group (the youngest was 4) did it on par with adults. Awesome and pretty cheap.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

The Zacatecans make a big deal of the bufa. It is a nice place for viewing the town from above. But since we are talking about an old, colonial city, there is nothing to gain by a distant view in my humble opinion. The only worthwhile times are when there are fireworks. And then one had better secure a place... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

THE VIEW!!!! It's all about the view! Once you are up there, make sure to take the zip line! It is great and affordable! There is a nice "Mercado" to buy stuff.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We took a non-conventional route up the mountain which required more work than was necessary, but once at the top, it was so worth it. Of course you will see the beautiful, vast skyline of Zacatecas and its neighbouring city, but the adventurous are also awarded with an opportunity to zip line! Shops, food, a beautiful church and stunning scenery... More 

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Chihuahua
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Really nice view of the city, how ever, could use some maintenance. The church is pretty too. Seems to be a place very popular with tourists.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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