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Totally a must do if you like views, there is a big glass boot at the top of the monument ( not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jaimepI5861HY
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Palm Springs, California
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Great view of the valley

The location allows you to see the whole historic area of Guanajuato. Wife and I were able to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael S
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally a must do if you like views, there is a big glass boot at the top of the monument ( not recommended you are practically behind the statue and barely can see) usually there is a golden miner and a Catrina for pictures and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jaimepI5861HY
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location allows you to see the whole historic area of Guanajuato. Wife and I were able to locate our stay then track our wanderings. Wonderful perspective. Oh, the monumento and the funicular are not the same agency. So if you Google maps the monumento...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rode the funicular which was fun in itself. At the top there are still several flights of stairs to get to the monument. We were there during the Cervantes Festival so there were lots of people, vendors selling food and souvenirs. A very festive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ginger H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there when sun was going down. It was a beautiful view. Not a lot of people during that time. Another must see in Guanajuato. The momentum look beautiful at night.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 417lorenaf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take taxi or funicular up as it is a steep climb. Best views of the city with statue at top. Don’t miss going here somehow when in Guanajuato. Corn in cup vendor sells delicious street corn. Can hang out on steps for nice visit and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kulbi
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

To be up there and see “the golden hour” reach the colourful town of Guanajuato is simply amazing! I advice to go up and down from different sides and little streets so u can see the houses and the city itself Going down you have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sammyasaddi2018
Reviewed 13 December 2018

His real named was Juan Jose de los Reyes Martinez Amaro and he became famous for his bravery in the Mexican War of Independence.Apart form his feats of bravery he had a laugh like a turkey hence his nickname.And now he has the biggest and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

Legend or real? Many have questioned this. Or could it be a male representation of the courage of the many who helped start the revolution here in Guanajuato? 10 pesos gets you up a narrow stairway to see the town from near the shoulders of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 28 November 2018

try late afternoon, right before sunset, gives off a beautiful color along the horizon of the city. STUNNING

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank deliasrdz1
Reviewed 20 November 2018

A nice ride up the funicular to this important monument. Some shops at the top for souvenirs, etc. Wonderful views of the city.

Date of experience: November 2018
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rastaVancouverCanada
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I really don't know where it starts because we were given tickets by our B&B host (we stayed at Casa Zuniga) to ride the funicular. See my reviews on Casa Zuniga which is located on top of the hill with a beautiful view... More
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