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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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Beautiful small chapel

The trip inside is worth it, even if just to see the marvelous workmanship of the spiral staircase; a beautiful small chapel

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Boulder, Colorado
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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The trip inside is worth it, even if just to see the marvelous workmanship of the spiral staircase; a beautiful small chapel

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't miss this charming chapel within walking distance of Santa Fe's plaza. For a very small fee ($3 when we were there) you can view this amazing staircase inside a beautiful chapel. Take a rest in a pew and listen to the recorded story of the site.

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Keller, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not sure what the tour includes (I'm sure it is very informative) but we didn't have time to do it. So we just went to the church. It's 3.00 dollars to get in and see the inside of the church and the spiral staircase. It was beautiful. The staircase was amazing. It does two complete 360 degree turns to the... More 

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe NM is a must see stop for anyone interested in seeing a historical site with a mystical twist. The chapel is very small but exquisite inside. However, the most interesting part is the spiral staircase at the rear of the facility. The staircase is considered an engineering marvel, made of a solid piece of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Loretto Chapel to see the miraculous stairway made without nails or screws... only a few wooden pegs. Chapel was very beautiful and peaceful and only one street off of the Santa Fe plaza.

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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loretto Chapel is quite nice and worth a look, especially for its spiral staircase, which rises 20 feet without any visible means of support. It was constructed with only square wooden pegs by a mysterious carpenter who disappeared after he finished.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a beautiful spot to visit but some of the staff is really stuffy. Worth the stop but the San Miguel Mission is far more interesting and the staff is delightful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very interesting visit with a fascinating lecture given about the history and legend of the construction of the spiral staircase within the chapel.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful landmark and worth the jaunt to see the craftsmanship and hear the story about the mysterious staircase.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We live just outside of Santa Fe and at one time we actually went to church at the Chapel (the church rented the space on Sunday and it was not Roman Catholic). Every year we try and make the rounds to see what might have changed in downtown Santa Fe. The Chapel never changes and that is a good thing.... More 

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