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“Surprising Venue!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun

Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun
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Black Forest, Co.
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Surprising Venue!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

If you're looking for a surprise in the area...take the time to go thru the Cheyenne mountain zoo and drive up to the shrine!... Beautiful gardens/paths next to the multi-story monument which you can climb up a series of steps for views along the way and at the top are scaryily beautiful... Not for the faint of heart, but if you don't want the thrill of a multi-story granite tower climb on the edge of a mountain...just come up for a picnic on the grounds... Many tourists and locals miss this venue...and they shouldn't!!!! There's a bit of a surprise in store regarding the origin of the shrine!!!

Visited May 2012
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English first
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Spectacular views of the city”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

The history behind the shrine is very interesting, the drive up is beautiful, and the views from the top are spectacular!

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1 Thank durcat
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Colorado
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46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Often Overlooked”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2012

Nice views and interesting to see the life of Will Rogers in pictures. The walk up the stairs can be a bit breath taking in more than one way.

Visited August 2012
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1 Thank a_searcher
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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421 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“History and the Best views of Colorado Springs”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012

Well worth the trip! Drive to the top of Cheyenne Mt Zoo to learn much about the history of Colorado Springs' most prominent residents. Spectacular views!

Visited August 2012
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Thank Rick U
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Kansas City area
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50 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“great view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

Neat building and history with a great view of the surrounding areas. Lots of old pictures to look at of Will Rogers life and career.

Visited September 2012
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Thank MollyKansasCityarea
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