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Loretto Chapel

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This chapel contains a mysterious spiral staircase built without nails, dowels or any visible support.
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207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Between Alameda and Water sts., Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Reviewed today via mobile

I enjoyed our stop into this lttle chapel in downtown Santa Fe. With the $5 entry fee as a couple it cost about $1 a minute, but worth it to me to get to see the stairs in person.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank robswin
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First time visiting it. Very interesting and quite beautiful. Highly recommend. Nominal entrance fee

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mellykayi
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just to see the spiral staircase of legendary fame, is an experience I won't forget. I absolutely adore this chapel and it's place in the history of Christianity and my faith....

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank HTBMartin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Chapel is beautiful! Amazing freestanding spiral (2 turns!) staircase. But lots of tourists - posing and taking family pictures, talking loudly. No respect. But definitely worth visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank GoPlaces25485
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is beautiful. An amazing site to see. We enjoyed our time just strolling through. Such amazing architecture.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kennethn2019
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a pretty but otherwise standard little chapel that you can find just about anywhere. Yes, there's a nice staircase (which you can't climb or even look at closely). But $10 per person for that?? The chapel was crowded with tourists bumping into each...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank flipper314
Reviewed 4 days ago

Right in the center of Santa Fe. Beautiful little chapel with an amazing staircase with a history. Doesn’t require much time and is definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank C3518PUronb
Reviewed 4 days ago

The story of the spiral staircase is told on a audio loop that plays inside the chapel and regardless of it being a miracle or not, it is a beautiful work to simply admire. The chapel itself beautiful too. It can get a bit crowded...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank L3500PTdavidr
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chapel is beautiful and while you are inside a recording plays explaining the legend of the staircase. There are also several pamphlets in the gift shop for less than $2 that give you the history of the chapel and the mysterious carpenter who built...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ann Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was familiar with the story of the miraculous staircase at the Loretto Chapel. This was a must see destination on our trip to New Mexico. It did not disappoint. It's a quick stop and worth the trip.

Date of experience: July 2019
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beebee2017
August 9, 2018|
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Response from homegirltraveler | Reviewed this property |
It was $4
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cland48
September 8, 2017|
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Response from don0352 | Reviewed this property |
You can park on the sidewalk -- if need be -- for overflow. It's 100% OK. You'll get a validation pass at the 1st entryway. I recommend putting your hazards on for the duration of your visit. Be safe. Have fun.
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karma1028
February 25, 2017|
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Response from WRon | Reviewed this property |
Yes you may take photos. No the spiral staircase cannot be climbed.
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