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Address: Trampas, NM

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Great church presently doing renovations.

I love this church, but presently they are doing renovations to the outside so taking great pics is not possible of the whole exterior. I highly recommend this on the high road to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 July 2016
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Altus, Oklahoma
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Altus, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

I love this church, but presently they are doing renovations to the outside so taking great pics is not possible of the whole exterior. I highly recommend this on the high road to Taos and a must see if you like old mission churches.

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Hurst, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

This is a step back in time. If you're here, you've taken the high road to or from Taos and are opting for a slower pace. This small historic church exemplifies some of the best parts of the high road experience. It's unique. It's not renowned around the world like Chimayo but it's just as beautiful and you won't be... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

National Geographic guide to Southwest from 1994 consider it one of the most important churches in New Mexico. Now you can see that it needs some renovation, but is still beautiful. Hopefully inside is in better shape than outside. Great part of High Road from Taos to Santa Fe.

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Baton Rouge,Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

This beautiful old historic church is currently in the process of being restored and you can only view it from the outside. That said if you are in Taos, Chimayo, Santa Fe and want to take in San Jose and the historic (though dead) Las Trampas then the short drive is worth your time! Perhaps it will be restored enough... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

We were not looking for it, just stopped on a whim . We're glad we did, we're outside of it taking some pictures and one of our group ask one of the volunteer workers that we're mixing up straw and dirt for some dobe material some questions about the place. turned out Jose was a excellent tour guide, took us... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

This is another quick photo stop on the high road to Taos. Build in 1751, it is right on the road and a great photo op. Wish we could have seen inside (they do still have mass here on Sat eve)

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

A friend and I stopped by to visit this 18th century adobe church on the High Road to Taos. As other reviewers have noted, the stop doesn't take very long, but is well worth the minimal effort involved -- it's right on the High Road and there's ample room to pull off and park. The church is historic, one of... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2013

This is a beautiful mission church in a mountain valley. We found this church when we traveled the High Road to Taos. Built in the 1700’s and is a great example of Spanish Colonial Mission architecture. It is still an active parish. Stop by, bring your camera and take pictures from all sides.

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Wheaton, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2011

I visited on Monday, July 26, 2010. Worthwhile stop for some quick pics if driving the High Road to Taos. That's about it. 10 minutes tops. Keith

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