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El Santuario de Chimayo

6 Santuario Dr, Chimayo, NM 87522
+1 505-351-4889
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Private Tour: High Road to Taos from Santa Fe
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The "Lourdes" of America, where miracles are thought to happen.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“healing powers” (21 reviews)
“holy place” (24 reviews)
“gift shop” (53 reviews)
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6 Santuario Dr, Chimayo, NM 87522
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+1 505-351-4889
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"healing powers"
in 21 reviews
"holy place"
in 24 reviews
"gift shop"
in 53 reviews
"high road to taos"
in 29 reviews
"spiritual experience"
in 20 reviews
"holy week"
in 14 reviews
"santa fe"
in 52 reviews
"holy water"
in 12 reviews
"sacred site"
in 6 reviews
"adobe church"
in 9 reviews
"new mexico"
in 43 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 10 reviews
"small hole"
in 6 reviews
"sacred dirt"
in 15 reviews
"folk art"
in 11 reviews
"chilli"
in 12 reviews
"crutches"
in 58 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pilgrimage for my 12 year old and I to attend. It was beautiful and peaceful. We were able to attend Mass with an elderly priest who still enjoyed saying the mass. It's worth the truck out of town. It was pretty walking around the...More

Thank 650vickic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see place! So much about this place is both holy, and personally moving. If you are anywhere near here, make this a first stop, and don't miss it!

Thank seekers505
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found ourselves drawn to this place and went twice. We truly felt there is a very special energy at the Santuario De Chimayo. I feel for some of the other reviewers who lamented the icy fingers of commercialism are gripping this beautiful place, however,...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

The day we planned to drive to Taos from Santa Fe we decided to stop in Chimayo as it was along the way. Take time to reflect even if you are not religious, think of those who have come before with hope and prayers for...More

1  Thank Ed86351
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We had heard of this shrine many times in our travels to New Mexico. This time we took a detour to the small village of Chimayo. We mistakenly thought the old Catholic Church was the shrine and thus spent considerable time there which was well...More

1  Thank MellohYellow
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Such a Beautiful, Holy place. It so beautiful and peaceful. We got Holy Dirt for our family to bring home along with many other souvenirs. Great place to visit.

Thank Lvtovacation2014
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

As an ex-Catholic, I am not overly excited about, nor tend to give much credence to "holy" sites. However, I still found this sanctuary sweet and well done. (I took photographs of ice patterns in the stream nearby, while my two friends attended Mass.) I...More

1  Thank kayaklady2
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

A stop on the “high” road from Santa Fe to Taos. A little over the top religious for my taste. Miraculous dirt (don’t eat it) that cures lots of ailments? Funny thing - the crutches for all the cured people are identical. Go figure ....More

Thank Mike G
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

33 years ago, this was a quiet historic fabled place. Now its an overbuilt tourist attraction. One cannot blame the stewards of this sanctuary, nor the locals at all. It has grown would wide and a "pilgrimage' spot beyond just New Mexico. They were smart...More

Thank Erik F
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

If you are in northern New Mexico you must make a trip to Chimayó. The chapel is very spiritual. Take the time to visit the grounds and take in the beauty and peace of the location. Learn the history of the location and believe.

Thank CO_sugarbear
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Jacklyn D
10 September 2017|
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Response from Karol R | Reviewed this property |
It is never too busy to be there except during Holy Week when pilgrims walk to the sanctuario from many miles away. At least that has been my experience.
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J D
10 April 2017|
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Response from Dory92064 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as i'm not a local. Suggest you call Sacred Heart or Santuario and ask about local transportation for Good Friday service.
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Elvia V
29 March 2017|
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Response from Terri C | Reviewed this property |
We visited as tourists and are not Catholic, but I can tell you it is a very moving and beautiful place no matter what religion you practice.
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