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Monumento al Pipila

Guanajuato, Mexico
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Fantastic view, kitsch style vendors.

Monument is impressive. Very busy with tour buses and vendors. It all works out. Funicular was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
annikarosenqvist
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winnipeg
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Great View of Guanajuato

We took the funicular to arrive at the monument, which was fun. The view of Guanajuato was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MichaelHSanDiego_CA
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San Diego, CA
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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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  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“walked down” (14 reviews)
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Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Monument is impressive. Very busy with tour buses and vendors. It all works out. Funicular was operating . We took a guided taxi tour of the area and this was a good spot to review all that we learned. Was an excellent opportunity to see...More

Thank annikarosenqvist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the funicular to arrive at the monument, which was fun. The view of Guanajuato was beautiful.

Thank MichaelHSanDiego_CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must-do if you are in Guanajuanto. You simply cannot beat the view. Be prepared to climb many stairs, but it is most definitely worth it.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can take this little cable car up to the monument. You can go inside, but I wouldn't recommend it. It is just a tiny hot plexiglass room on the top. Not much room and very stuffy. The tour guides hang out there. They speak...More

Thank Janet V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just before sunset, the golden light on the city is quite beautiful. I took the funicular up, and walked down... this was the very first thing I did upon arrival in town, and it made for a fantastic introduction!

Thank kspice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The monument itself is a little odd, but the story behind the guy is inspiring, and Mexicans are appropriately proud to have honored him. The funicular ride takes just a minute, and the view is as lovely as you expect, especially at dusk as the...More

Thank blavine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't miss this sight! You can either walk up or take the funicular to the top of the hill with the Pipila statue on top (I suppose you could take a taxi but then you'd miss the experience of seeing all the little houses). The...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite spots great view you can have some one explain the monument for a tip don’t recommend also take as many of pictures as you want me and my wife walk all the way up if you are in good...More

Thank panchito74
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

It has an amazing view of the whole city! Is spacious and you can breathe fresh air, perfect climate to visit in these months. There is some mini stores where you can buy food, beverage, and souvenirs. Even you ate going with family or by...More

Thank ninfa s
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

First visiting the monument at the top with it's view of the city and then taking the walk down the steps and seeing the colorful murals is all well worth the effort. Lot's of history to learn in the process.

Thank Gary S
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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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