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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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+1 505-982-0092
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:30 - 17:00
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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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The Chapel was a quick stop (half hour) but worth seeing the infamous stairs and discovering the story behind it. The chapel, itself, was also beautiful to see.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Brainerd, Minnesota
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Brainerd, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Chapel was a quick stop (half hour) but worth seeing the infamous stairs and discovering the story behind it. The chapel, itself, was also beautiful to see.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loretto Chapel is small but so worth the visit. Known for it's winding staircase to the heavens, beautiful stained glass windows and quite meditative space you will want to spend a few quite moments in meditation at this lovely chapel. Easy walking distance just off the plaza.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great to visit and just walk around. We always go to the Chorale music at Christmas and it is wonderful. The famous staircase is next door and a must see when you are visiting Santa Fe.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loretto Chapel is a real treasure. It's diminutive size, mystery, and history just resound with feeling. The structure is both welcoming and awe inspiring. Well worth a visit and time to reflect. One of my favourite chapels amongst the many chapels and churches in the Santa Fe area.

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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very beautiful. An amazing story, and a very special place to enter. Go early in the morning. Lines seemed to grow long as the day went on.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had been told the make sure we visited this Chapel to see the Miraculous Staircase. The admission was $3 a person, which wasn't bad. The staircase is really all there was to look at, in such a small chapel. We were in and out within 10 minutes. We couldn't pass up the opportunity to see what the fuss was... More 

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LUBBOCK, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love the view of the staircase I have been in the chapel a few times and it never looses its touch for me. There is no doubt in my mind that the story behind the chapel is false because just how beautiful and sculpted the stair case actually is.

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Tequesta, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The chapel is very old and quaint, quite small. The stained glass and the hanging staircase were a must see in Santa Fe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The chapel is wonderfully quaint and full of history. You will be truly inspired by the story and completely amazed by the stairway. Don't miss this one!!

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

If you haven't been and are interested in going, this is a MUST visit! The Chapel is simply amazing...

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