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The Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun, also known as the Will Rogers Shrine, is a magnificent piece of architecture, a 100-foot, five-story, observation tower on Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs, Colorado, that overlooks Colorado Springs, the Broadmoor resort and the Garden of the...More
We have a zoo pass so the mysterious shrine is part of the package. The drive right THROUGH the zoo, right through, very slowly , then up the semi steep, semi freakishly high( yet beautiful )road . Just when you aren’t sure if you wanna...More
If you're looking for an interesting piece of history and great views, this is the spot to be.
This shrine is simply that—a shrine. It's not exactly a museum, although it's full of photos of Will Rogers and murals from the early days of Colorado...More
This is a very simple and beautiful place to visit. YOU WILL NEED TO PAY FOR A DAY AT THE ZOO. Make sure you make time for this. Don't wait until close to go up. I easily spent hour and half taking the photos and...More
Since the memorial was included in the price of our zoo ticket we decided to take a drive to the top of the mountain and have a look. The drive up there is not for the faint of heart; it is very narrow with lots...More
If you go to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo then do yourself a favor, and pay to do the Will Rogers Shrine as well. This place will leave you breathless with the view of Colorado Springs, and the pictures they have hanging all over the inside...More
I would allocate at the minimum 30 minutes, if you are planning to climb to the top. There are a lot of very ineteresting pictures and articles to see and read in the stairwell and in adjoining rooms on the way to the top... More
I would allocate at the minimum 30 minutes, if you are planning to climb to the top. There are a lot of very ineteresting pictures and articles to see and read in the stairwell and in adjoining rooms on the way to the top. Then, when you get to the top, you will want to spend more than a few minutes taking in the spectacular view!