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I really wanted to see the view from this church, but was feeling too lazy to walk up the seemingly... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
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Church on the hill

When walking the pedestrian of San Cristóbal you can’t avoid seeing this Catholic Church on top of... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
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26 Sep 2018
17 Jul 2018
“Church on the hill ”
A lookout place with a great view over San Cristobal. You can see all of the most important monuments, churches, temples and almost the whole city from there. Excellent location for making the best photos. Open from 9:00 to 2:00 and from 4:00 to...more
Calle Hermanos Dominguez 25-A | Gradas a Sancristobalito, Centro, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
+52 967 674 6720
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

The small walk has a large payoff when viewing the suburbs of San Cristobal at a decent height. It is a wonderful view behind the church of the town and its nearby mountains and its sprawling agricultural land.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

I really wanted to see the view from this church, but was feeling too lazy to walk up the seemingly endless stairway, so I took a taxi. The view of the town below was lovely. The church was empty. I did walk down.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank califcasl
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

When walking the pedestrian of San Cristóbal you can’t avoid seeing this Catholic Church on top of the hill. The walk uphill is not long/hard and if you look carefully through the threes surrounding the church you have a good view of the city. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

It is an amazing view of San Cristobal, definitely worth walking up those funky steps. The top and middle of the steps are worth a picture.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank afigueroa619
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I really liked the view, the steps are very pretty and I loved the yellow tones. San Cristobal is charming! Every street has a unique blend.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Bondgirl10
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

As someone said already not much to see from the top of the hill. Many trees prevent the view over San Cristóbal. The steps were constructed in 1941 as an inscription on one of the steps says. The church is closed because of the damages...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mario A
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Climbing up the steps to the church definitely burns a few calories and is a nice addition if you have the time. We climbed it at 6.30pm in the evening and when we reached the top we were able to watch a Quincinera (?) ceremony...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Stay727482
Reviewed 7 March 2017

A few flights of stairs to climb, but worth the effort. Nice view of the city and Iglesia de Guadalupe at the other end of town.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Dudley D
Reviewed 18 January 2017

we walked to the top only to find most of the view is blocked by Trees. It was a easy climb up so wasn't that bad but dont expect amazing views,

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank BillyK1980
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The church sits atop the hill over looking the city and is well photographed. The short step stairs will give you a nice little view of the San Cristobal and the church it's self is typical. Worth the walk and if you like churches and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Telordin
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