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Loretto Chapel

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Address: 207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Between Alameda and Water sts., Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 505-982-0092
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This chapel contains a mysterious spiral staircase built without nails,...

This chapel contains a mysterious spiral staircase built without nails, dowels or any visible support.

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The wooden staircase is worth the time

An interesting and historical place. No A/C, so go during cooler weather. Lovely old church with a very interesting choir loft staircase.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Arlington, Texas
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Arlington, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An interesting and historical place. No A/C, so go during cooler weather. Lovely old church with a very interesting choir loft staircase.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The chapel and staircase are beautiful. It is worth a shot visit. It does charge an actual admission fee, as it is primarily a wedding chapel these days.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Miraculous staircase build without a single screw or nail. Great historical place nice old architecture.

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White Rock, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Total touching historical story... I'm not religious but was brought up Catholic. The true story about this church left me touched and emotional. A must see in Santa Fe New Mexico.

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JOPLIN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The chapel was gorgeous especially the spiral staircase was so unique and made a great place for weddingz

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Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the sorry behind the chapel and the staircase is really wonderful... not so many people vosotong the chapel that time so we got the time to take photos inside the chapel... it is place you should not miss when in santa fe... please check out my blog for more photos and reviews :)

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful small chapel with lots of statues and an open winding staircase that is said to be made without using nails.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having read up on this site and having had friends and relatives go there, I really was excited and wanted to love it. It was beautiful, but I was underwhelmed. First off, I think the entry fee of $3 per person is high when you consider what a small space it is. I am all for supporting this landmark site... More 

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Copperas Cove, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful chapel with an interesting history. Very beautiful paintings and architecture. Be sure and sit and pray and hear from God in this peaceful chapel. A must see.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visit this chapel every time we are in Santa Fe. You can't help but feel a spiritual connection when you go inside to view it and listen to the story. It's just amazing and beautiful - what a treasure.

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