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“Touristy but interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Loretto Chapel

Loretto Chapel
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Owner description: This chapel contains a mysterious spiral staircase built without nails, dowels or any visible support.
Boerne, Texas
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Touristy but interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2012

Beautiful little church worth a visit even without the miraculous stairway.

Visited February 2012
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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196 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
“Pretty much a must-see for tourists visiting Santa Fe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2012

Beautiful chapel, historic New Mexican. Inspiring to see the spiral staircase.

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Chicago
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Miracle stairs”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2012

Well worth the trip, it only takes a few minutes to see pretty much everything in here, great architecture, beautiful cathedral, and the miracle stairs. However plan on spending at least an hour if you have spent any time as a carpenter or engineer of any type. Whoever built the stairs was one of a kind (its said it was one man and no nails), and its no small wonder it is considered by many to be a miracle. A definite must see for any engineer or craftsman. Be careful, it is possible to cry at the thought of the precision and dedication it took to complete this masterpiece.

Visited September 2011
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Atlanta
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108 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Don't miss this amazing staircase”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2012

A small chapel with an amazing "free-floating" spiral staircase.

Visited February 2012
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Fort Worth, Texas
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Lovely, must see on the Plaza”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2012

Don't miss this beautiful, awe inspiring attraction. This was our favorite thing on the Plaza

Visited February 2012
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