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Hill of the Bells

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Address: Av. Tecnologico, esq. Hidalgo, Queretaro City, Mexico

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Historical park

Tour bus stopped here, very pretty grounds & much Mexican historical interest. Worth visiting...snack vendors just in front--I was glad for a bottle of cold water.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 April 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

This place is so important for mexican history, but being there I noticed that there is few or not enough explanation, background on the facts that happened there.... it was disappointing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Tour bus stopped here, very pretty grounds & much Mexican historical interest. Worth visiting...snack vendors just in front--I was glad for a bottle of cold water.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This place is a nce and well cared park that has some stones and when you hit them with another stone, the stone sounds like a bell. Also Maximiliano of Habsburg, who was Meexico's Emperor for a short time, while at the same time Benito Juárez was Mexico´s President, after a battle surrendered and was shot together with two other... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

What a pleasant park in the middle of Queretaro! As explained, a great deal of historical significance with grounds that entice you to relax and enjoy.

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Brownsville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

I have always wanted to visit this place since it was where former emperor Maximiliano was executed, it is located in a very nice park in the heart of the city.

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Farmville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

As a Mexican history buff, I really wanted to visit this place where Maximiliano, the Hapsburg "Emperor" of Mexico was executed in 1867. You are not going to see anything gruesome here, such as the exact location of his execution by firing squad, but you are going to see a beautiful park which is lovingly maintained with a small chapel... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

Important spot worth walking to. If you walk into the university area, there is a park in the middle that is not well marked. We were looking for the museum at the top (which is pretty good) but even more impressive are the chapel built where Maximilian was executed, and the massive statue of Juarez (further up the hill). It's... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

Known to local residents as "Cerro de las Campanas", this is an urban park of historical interest and site of an interesting museum. In 1867, would-be Emperor of Mexico Maximilian and his two top generals were executed for treason on the Cerro by the restored republican government of Juarez. (You can learn more about this period of Mexican history at... More 

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Banning, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

Took the trolly tour that included the Hill of the Bells. The hill allows one to see the city and its urban development. There is much of history related to the hill and also monuments. RMS

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Guadalajara
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2014

You gotta visit and listen to the rocks that sound like a bell! The statues, monuments and gardens surrounding them are beyond gorgeous!

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