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“Zoo's Spire”

Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun
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Longmont, Colorado
Level 5 Contributor
46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Zoo's Spire”
Reviewed August 28, 2014

If you go to the cheyenne mountain zoo don't forget to check out this attraction. You have to drive through the zoo and up a steep road to the shrine. Once you'll find a mid-evil looking tower dedicated to Will Rogers. A spiraling staircase will take you up to platforms with STUNNING views of the front range. You can literally see for hundreds of miles. Breathtaking.
Don't miss this one.

Visited April 2014
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English first
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Scenic and breathtaking serene view of the springs. ”
Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

I like the place so much. Historic and beautiful. We bought the zoo ticket and were able to visit the shrine. My husband has a knee injury but he was able to take the stairs all the way to the top he was exhausted later on and in slight pain. The selfies there are unbeatable. The drive was nice and we had lunch in the shrine. Great attraction. Thank you tripadvisor for the recommendations.

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Thank Dr. Maryam A
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Kansas City, Missouri
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Wow! Great views of the city and beyond!”
Reviewed August 18, 2014

Don't miss driving up to and going to the top of the shrine, after enjoying the zoo, for great views of Colorado Springs and the plains beyond! Wow!

Visited August 2014
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Thank OneBigKid
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Denver, Colorado
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Beautiful view”
Reviewed August 13, 2014

Absolutely beautiful view. So neat to see back into the past thru pictures of his life. Construction of the tower is amazing. The view is so worth the burn of the thighs.

Visited August 2014
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Thank longdrive5
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Kirbyville, Missouri
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“So Beautiful!”
Reviewed August 10, 2014

Free entrance with zoo admission. Great for anyone age 10 and in good health. Unique drive to & from Shrine. Lovely place. Stay as long as you can. Amazing memories. Take lots of Photos!!

Visited July 2014
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Thank Leigh B
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