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Beautiful Views of the City and Mountains

It is certainly worth the funicular ride for the view! You can see the entire city and surrounding... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
luke47
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virginia
Great View/Strenuous Walk

The walk is not for the faint of heart, literally. I'm in pretty good shape but trekking up that... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
valvbap
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Oakland, California
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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

It is certainly worth the funicular ride for the view! You can see the entire city and surrounding area. There are restaurants, shops, and food carts up there too.

Thank luke47
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The walk is not for the faint of heart, literally. I'm in pretty good shape but trekking up that winding cobblestone path was no joke! Next time I'll take the funicular. There were a few vendors at the top and a super cute little cafe...More

Thank valvbap
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If coming to Guanajuato I definitely recommend visiting this place. You can ride the cable car for 100 pesos round trip. You can take the cable car right behind Teatro Juarez. Once you are up the view is just incredible.

Thank Spartan1986
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have a panoramic view of the city, so it is great for photos.You can even enter the monuement 10 mexican pesos for an even higher view.There are vendors also to sell you sone souvenirs.

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you can see it from all over town, but either take the funicular or walk up the callejones (alleys) to the statue itself. The legend chiseled into the plinth is worth the walk or ride

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The way here, a little highway that surrounds the city is beautiful!! Once here you can take panoramas of the city and have excellent views. There is no need to go up the monument because you will see exactly the same and will be so...More

Thank sportybilly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like to hike, going up the stairs is a great workout to get to el Monumento al Pipila from downtown Guanajuato, if this kind of exercise isn't your thing, then el Funicular Panorámico is a great alternative to get up the hill. Once...More

Thank DaquiPalla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What more is there to add? Stunning views of the city with a constant breeze. Take the funicular for even more fun!

Thank bunyipBluegum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant views above the beautiful city of Guanajuato, and an impressive monument. I took the funicular up from behind Teatro Juarez and walked back down. Definitely a must-do in Guanujuato and worth an hour or so of your time (including time for photos!) if in...More

1  Thank SDRJvoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here twice. Once at night as a tour bus stop. And again the next day on our own. By this time in your trip through Mexico you should be oblivious to the souvenir shops and people trying to sell you stuff so just...More

Thank sonja410
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rastaVancouverCanada
19 February 2015|
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Response from KatyBots | Reviewed this property |
You can walk up (from the central area) or take the funicular. The walk up is possible through several ally ways--one of them is next to the Don Quixote museum…you just have to start walking up through the alley way and... More
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