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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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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