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It has an awesome view, perfect for great pictures. It’s a really safe place. We went there in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Angela I
via mobile
terrific view

Best view in town at the base of the statue. Not really worth the extra pesos to climb to the top... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dave R
via mobile
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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.
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Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It has an awesome view, perfect for great pictures. It’s a really safe place. We went there in the morning and at night and felt 100% secure. Love the place and it’s people.

Thank Angela I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best view in town at the base of the statue. Not really worth the extra pesos to climb to the top. View is better from the ground

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice views of the city, and the funicular on the way up is fun. But the line for the funicular moves slowly, and the plaza at the monument is dirty. I don't regret going, but would not do it again

Thank gilgo_22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This site seems to be very crowded all the time, if you are traveling with children be careful. There is a huge monument for you to take pictures with and a view of the city for more pictures. That’s it. I think the trouble of...More

Thank Mayda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This monument and the ride up in the trains is a must if you are in Guanajuato. It is a bit of a wait to get the train rides up to the top, but it is worth it. This allows you to save energy, and...More

Thank Norma R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rode the funicular up to the monument and then walked down. The monument itself is just okay and nothing to write home about. However, the view is amazing at every viewpoint. This is a MUST DO place to get the view of Guanajuato.

1  Thank BethWallace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can walk or take the funicular up or down to see the Pipila. We spent 10 pesos to go up in the tiny plexiglass observation area in back of the Pipila itself. Not really meant for more than 1 person. It would of been...More

Thank chicago90Phoenix
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Monument is impressive. Very busy with tour buses and vendors. It all works out. Funicular was operating . We took a guided taxi tour of the area and this was a good spot to review all that we learned. Was an excellent opportunity to see...More

Thank annikarosenqvist
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We took the funicular to arrive at the monument, which was fun. The view of Guanajuato was beautiful.

Thank MichaelHSanDiego_CA
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is a must-do if you are in Guanajuanto. You simply cannot beat the view. Be prepared to climb many stairs, but it is most definitely worth it.

1  Thank evasutherland
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19 February 2015|
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Response from Venust | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know where it starts because we were given tickets by our B&B host (we stayed at Casa Zuniga) to ride the funicular. See my reviews on Casa Zuniga which is located on top of the hill with a beautiful view... More