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Monumento a Cristo Rey

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Address: Antigua carretera a Mineral del Monte, Guanajuato 42001, Mexico
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Located on a nearly 3,000-foot mountain called Cerro del Cubilete, this...

Located on a nearly 3,000-foot mountain called Cerro del Cubilete, this huge statue of Jesus is one of the largest in the world.

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One of my favorite places

I am very partial to this place. I am Catholic and just loved this church. Its history. Its architecture. Its grounds. The interior just so peaceful. Remarkable all-around... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2016
Titapo60
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El Paso, Texas
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El Paso, Texas
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I am very partial to this place. I am Catholic and just loved this church. Its history. Its architecture. Its grounds. The interior just so peaceful. Remarkable all-around landscape of surrounding cities.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

it's the very center of all Mexico and they sometimes have festive party's their it is a big statue with a spectacular view of Silao it's really breath taking just don't forget to take a picture with it

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NYC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice pick a day that is not raining because of the hight of statue the Fogg don't allow a good view in foggy day

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Before attempting your assent to the top, make sure your car has good breaks and that your radiator works and that it has plenty of anti-freeze in it to prevent over heating. It will take about an hour to reach the top, depending on that day's traffic. On the way up (or down) don't be alarmed if you see locals... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

An absolute must see. Peaceful and gorgeous view of Silao.we hired a private taxi to take us from the holiday in to the Cristo Rey, he waited an hour, then took us to Guanajuato city.

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Martinez, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Takes a bit of effort on windy roads to get here, but worth the view at the end, both of the fantastic statue and church, but also over the landscape of Guanajuato

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

This overlook with a religious theme is considered a sanctuary by Catholics, nevertheless it is worth the visit since from the top you can see the Bajio region of Mexico including the city of Guanajuato, Silao, and Leon. The view is amazing. But the trip there is long through a winding stone pavement road

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Bell, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Amazing and beautiful place to visit. Truly peaceful i recommend it very much. Also if you want to get a bite to eat stop at the #43 food stand very very good .

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McKinleyville, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Can't say too much...... This is an obvious religious icon of the region. Probably most appreciated from the view above in the sunset.

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Garland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

If you go to Guanajuato please plan 3 hours of your visit the Monumento A Cristo Rey. Buy a tour from the main plaza. It's only $150 pesos a van will take you. I would recommend that or get a taxi. Since the roads are not good. If you take your own car I am sure you are going to... More 

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