I am not religious, but I find that these types of buildings can house some amazing architecture and art. This place if course is famous for the spiral staircase, but that is only one reason to stop in and look around!
About Loretto Chapel
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The beautiful architecture and history is something to see in Santa Fe. This is a place of peace attached to the Inn and Spa at Loretto will offer you a chance to reflect on all that is important in your life.
This small chapel's special feature, the staircase, to the choir loft, is an amazing feat of engineering. Of course, the circumstances surrounding its constructional even more amazing.
This is a small, charming chapel which features the "miraculous" spiral staircase...which is beautiful, as is the rest of the chapel. Check the hours it's open...we had a stop a few times before getting in. There is also a very small fee to enter.
The $3 entrance fee is worthwhile. Many reviews talk about the staircase but listen to the history on the audio feed and take the time to notice the beautiful stain glass windows and decorating ceiling. The staircase is an engineering marvel - no center support...More
This chapel is a must see! The chapel itself is breathtakingly beautiful and the staircase is amazing. Take some time to sit in the chapel and take it all in.......you won't be sorry. The story behind the staircase is miraculous and it truly is a...More
Staircase is the focus of the Loretto chapel because of its construction connecting floor to balcony. Well kept. The docent is interesting to visit with. Claims to have been there 45 years.
Place of the miraculous staircase! And it truly is miraculous. Watch the film to learn about the history and making of this beautiful place.