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Monumento al Pipila

Guanajuato, Mexico
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Do it for the 'gram!

The wife was at the height of her altitude sickness when we visited so we didn't stay long. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sam B
San Diego
The best view of the city

You've got to stop here and see the city from this vantage point. Breathtaking. Don't take the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Joshua R
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Reviewed yesterday

The wife was at the height of her altitude sickness when we visited so we didn't stay long. The funicular and monument provided some excellent views. Apparently there is a small bar / restaurant on the hillside near the monument that is a nice spot...More

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 2 days ago

You've got to stop here and see the city from this vantage point. Breathtaking. Don't take the little elevator thing to the top if you can avoid it. Its overpriced. If you are ambulatory and not out of shape, walk up the stairs to the...More

Thank Joshua R
Reviewed 3 days ago

High up on a hill overlooking the city of Guanajuato. Excellent view of the entire city and a must for photos. The cheesy souvenir shops are amusing.

Thank daddyogrande
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this 500-year-old Spanish gold mining town. The is a Cathedral, not a church, a CATHEDRAL it seems on every corner! The cobblestone streets that are too narrow for cars are riddled below with a vast maze of tunnels for taxis. These tunnels were...More

Thank Old P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view was gorgeous. I liked taking the funicular up to the top and walking down a winding path between buildings. I didn't go to the top of the Pipila statue. It felt too confining for me. There are little shops at the top with...More

1  Thank Kathleenicoletti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The statue of legendary Pipila overlooking Guanajuato was built in 1939, in the style of those times. There is a funicular to the statue that loads at the rear of teatro Juarez. 25 pesos one way. A climb to the statue would only be recommended...More

1  Thank BillinMidMO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best way to get a spectacular view of Guanajuato. Many stay up there for more than an hour. I did. I recommend that you take the funicular up to that monument and the get down by foot. The right side down gives better views...More

Thank zenon57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately we went there on Good Friday. No other choice due to our schedule. We had to line up 45-60 minutes for the funicular each way. The park where the statute is was covered with vendors selling food and gift items. The views of the...More

Thank ryokogasuki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome view! Better at night. You can walk to there, doesn't matter where you're staying (if is in Guanajuato).

Thank Maya P
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We were tgrilled with the views. On a Saturday at 5pm we queued for 40 minutes to get the funicular. A few shops and stalls selling the usual snacks drinks and tat. But the view is worth it.

Thank Laura R
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Where does it start?
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
Diego Ü
Cuanto cuesta la entrada?
2 April 2017|
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Response from Adela V | Reviewed this property |
Es un monumento y a la vez un mirador de la ciudad. No tiene costo.
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