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Loretto Chapel

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Address: 207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Between Alameda and Water sts., Santa Fe, NM 87501
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This chapel contains a mysterious spiral staircase built without nails,...

This chapel contains a mysterious spiral staircase built without nails, dowels or any visible support.

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Nice site....

Located close to the square and worth the $3.00 entry. Good gift shop. Take the time to read about the history of it.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Located close to the square and worth the $3.00 entry. Good gift shop. Take the time to read about the history of it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved observing this phenomenon! Beautiful gift shop! Enjoyed sitting and meditating in the chapel. Easy walk from La Posada hotel! A must see for all travelers

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

$3 entrance fee. Not bad. The chapel is small but full of history. The miraculous staircase is gorgeous, stained glass windows and Gothic architecture is beautiful as well. If you go to take pictures you have to be patient. There are a lot of people that go. Try going during off peak hours. The trip is worth it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The visit to the chapel is a powerful experience. Sit in the pews and admire the staircase, stained glass mirrors and altar. They have a very informative audio playing that will give visitors good information on the history of the church and the world famous staircase.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

On a one time visit this is worth checking out but would probably not revisit on a subsequent trip . Staircase fascinating but the whole facade loses something by no longer being a working church . Has therefore a bit of a Disneyesque feel which detracts from the whole experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loretto Chapel is famous for the amazing, holly staircase. It is recommended to listen to the explanations recorded and accompanied by religious music, delivered permanently. Try to identify each detail in the chapel, you will leave it enriched. The gift shop is also very well arranged and displays a large diversity, including Christmas decorations in the native American style. The... More 

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Robstown, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was in awe of the Loretto Chapel and the Stairway. It is mind boggling how anyone could have constructed this stairway. Awesome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed visiting this chapel and hearing the stories of the staircase. The grounds was very beautiful, the gift shop and shops located inside were nice to browse and shop

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Guilford, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Seeing the spiral staircase to the choir loft and hearing the story on how it was built and seeing the historic building is well worth the small entry fee.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see in Santa Fe. You know you are in the presents of greatness. The story behind the staircase is amazing and be sure to check out the analysis of the wood that used in making the staircase.

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