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Mirador de la Escuela SolMaya

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Address: Calle Hermanos Dominguez 25-A | Gradas a Sancristobalito, Centro, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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+52 967 674 6720

A lookout place with a great view over San Cristobal. You can see all of...

A lookout place with a great view over San Cristobal. You can see all of the most important monuments, churches, temples and almost the whole city from there. Excellent location for making the best photos. Open from 9:00 to 2:00 and from 4:00 to 7:00 For more information, contact Nolberto or Romeo at SolMaya Language & Arts School.

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A few flights of stairs to climb, but worth the effort. Nice view of the city and Iglesia de Guadalupe at the other end of town.

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Dudley D
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51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A few flights of stairs to climb, but worth the effort. Nice view of the city and Iglesia de Guadalupe at the other end of town.

Thank Dudley D
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514 reviews
208 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

we walked to the top only to find most of the view is blocked by Trees. It was a easy climb up so wasn't that bad but dont expect amazing views,

Thank Luke K
Chiapas, Mexico
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The church sits atop the hill over looking the city and is well photographed. The short step stairs will give you a nice little view of the San Cristobal and the church it's self is typical. Worth the walk and if you like churches and a nice view.

Thank Telordin
Sechelt, Canada
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35 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Nice to get above the city to see it, but the views are limited and there are better places in the town that give better views with less hassle.

Thank jwandrews2016
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178 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

A short but steep hike to this church gives you two benefits. The church itself is typical Spanish Catholic - full of statues, stained glass and saints festooned with offerings for favours received. The building itself is modest and small. The second benefit is the view from the church down to the city itself and that on a sunny day... More 

1 Thank Karm62
Charleston, South Carolina
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61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

didn't count the steps, but it was worth the effort to scale the hill and get the view of the city laid out below. sunset is the best time- the colors are amazing- and then head for cocktail hour.

2 Thank cindy c
Rotterdam, Nederland
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157 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The mirador gives you some nice views from San Cristobal and the surrounding area. It's worth the 15-minute walk from the main square.

Thank Tissa010
Reynosa, Mexico
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57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Not much to see, it's great for pictures, ask for directions. The surroundings seem a little unsafe.

Thank Luis B
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Night view overlooking the city lights. Like many Catholic Churches, but ribbons, Cheflon drapery, other Indigineous articles included

Thank Carolina A
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

You can see San Cristobal from the top and make some exercise with the stairs that guide you to the church. Back from the church you can see fields and nature.

Thank Erika C

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