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“Excelent view”

Monumento al Pipila
Ranked #5 of 73 things to do in Guanajuato
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Owner description: This monument, which sits above the city atop a large hill, is dedicated to Pipila, an Indian miner who was killed after taking up arms against the Mexican government in an Indian revolt.
San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excelent view”
Reviewed October 17, 2012

From this monument you have an excelent view of the city of Guanajuato, you can take very nice pictures; also you can buy souvenirs in the small market and some stores in the area.

Visited October 2012
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Mexico City, Mexico
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“Must do in gto!”
Reviewed September 29, 2012

If you come to Gto, you must do this! We were lucky it was raining that day, so there were only a few people trying to sell us stuff. I imagine when it was sunny, it could potentially be a lot worse :) But it is amazing and the lookout over the city is spectacular. When catching the lift up, make sure you get in with the cute young guy and not the surly woman!

Visited August 2012
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great view”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Best view of the whole of the centre of the city, great place to take photos/have your photo taken. But lots of tourists and 'retail' opportunities.

Visited September 2012
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Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Great pictures!”
Reviewed September 18, 2012

If you are into panoramic views of the city, then this is one of the best spots. I didn'd like that fact that there is so much people trying to sell you something, anyway go up there, you won't regret it.

Visited September 2012
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BC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
“Nice Spot and Great Views”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

This is a lovely spot and worth a visit. Make sure you know the history of Pipila!

We had fantastic tacos and snacks from the ladies with the carts in the area, actually the best food that we ate in Guanajuato. There are also some little shops around the monument for souvenir type items.

We took the inexpensive tram up the hill, but walked down through the alleyways.

Visited March 2012
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