The nail less staircase and church was beautiful! Worth the drive from Albuquerque. We will definitely return to see this piece of history again!
About Loretto Chapel
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This won't take you that long to see and it may not have the wow factor of many European churches but very well worth walking into to see the beauty of old Santa Fe. Not it isn't Santa Fe style but the sisters of loretto...More
Heard about this chapel toward the end of my day in Santa Fe from one of the shopkeepers who started talking about the miracle stairs.... OK, back up the hill I went. $3 admission and I must say given when the stairs were built and...More
It's spiritually moving! I experienced God here! And the staircase.... The Miraculous Staircase, which legend says was constructed or inspired by St. Joseph the Carpenter, was built sometime between 1877 and 1881. It took at least six months to build, and has two 360 degree...More
Don't miss seeing this historical chapel. It is conveniently located near the Plaza. Interesting story regarding the completion of the spiral staircase. Nice gift shop, reasonably priced merchandise.
Be sure to take the time to read the fascinating story behind the spiral staircase before you go in to view it. It really makes you marvel over the staircase :)
One of several historic churches in Santa Fe. However, this one has a unique history with regards to the building of the staircase. If you haven't heard or read the story, be sure to visit and see the wonder in person.