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If you want to learn about the history, you have to go and eat the gorditas outside they're... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Laura C
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Calexico, California
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Great view

Stunning view especially at night. We went to the top twice. Different feeling when go day and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
joy s
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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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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“walked down” (15 reviews)
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Guanajuato, Mexico
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"cable car"
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"great view of city"
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"walked down"
in 15 reviews
"funicular ride"
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"walk up"
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"great pictures"
in 5 reviews
"entire city"
in 10 reviews
"casa zuniga"
in 8 reviews
"buy souvenirs"
in 5 reviews
"round trip"
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"guanajuato city"
in 7 reviews
"take pictures"
in 7 reviews
"small museum"
in 5 reviews
"jardin de la union"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you want to learn about the history, you have to go and eat the gorditas outside they're delicious.

Thank Laura C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stunning view especially at night. We went to the top twice. Different feeling when go day and night. There is a way up and down not require cable. But it is hard to find.

Thank joy s
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This view is just breathtaking! I traveled with my mom. We took a tour bus. This was one of the stops. They waited for the tourist to take pictures of the view. Check out my photo, that was the perfect angle for the memory to...More

Thank lindaestreya
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go to el Pipila for a magnificent view of colonial Guanajuato. Lots of services including food and souvenirs.

Thank GaleAS
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the top of Guanajuato you can observe the city and identify several of the touristic points you should be visiting. Great for pictures and to have that snapshot of Guanajuato. I recommend to walk up along the callejones (alleys). 15 minutes at steady pace....More

Thank Sebastián B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the funicular up and the stairs down to this wonderful monument to a hero of the Mexican Revolution. The monument itself is somewhat pedestrian from an aesthetic point of view, but the point of view one gets over the historic center of GTO is...More

Thank LiveLoveTravelNow
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The funicular is a fun way to reach this monument, although you can walk up if you have the energy. Great views of the city and a number of ways down. The funicular costs 25 pesos.

Thank Panamajoe2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped with a driver on the way into the city.Parking was difficult because there is not lot and our driver needed to park on the street. A tight space and if a wheel is over over the shoulder and on the street a license...More

Thank joanz359
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is definitely a part of Guanajuato, an extension of historical landmarks like the Alhondiga de Granaditas, there is much history to be absorbed, my opinion it needs a bigger explanation room of his historical meaning. Sad guides don't take you inside the Pipila...More

Thank Francis H
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

I took the "hard" way up on the stairs and narrow streets. I would not do it again. It is a trolley up, I think it's a better way to go. and return via the stairs. Yes the view is nice. The statue is just...More

Thank ArtandStaff
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rastaVancouverCanada
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
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