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Stations of the Cross Shrine

San Luis, CO 81152
+1 719-992-0122
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We drove up to the shrine

The stations of the cross start at the bottom of a huge hill near town that you can follow the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
CliffordL19
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Henderson, Nevada
Amazing

Bronze statues of the Stations of the Cross done 2/3 size by Huberto Maestas started 1986 and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ki0ki
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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A series of sculptures depicting the last hours of Christ's life. The Shrine is located on a mesa. Visitors walk a 1-mile path to reach it.
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  • Average4%
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“oldest town” (8 reviews)
“holy place” (3 reviews)
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San Luis, CO 81152
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The stations of the cross start at the bottom of a huge hill near town that you can follow the trail to the top. There is a sculpture for each station of the cross. However my wife walks with a cane and cannot do steps...More

Thank CliffordL19
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bronze statues of the Stations of the Cross done 2/3 size by Huberto Maestas started 1986 and dedicated 1990. Scattered upon a bluff above San Luis Valley, the view is amazing. There are also sandstone statues of Mother Mary and various saints. The drive up...More

Thank ki0ki
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

On a short spring break trip to Alamosa and Great Sand Dunes National Park, we decided to detour through San Luis and visit the Stations of the Cross Shrine. It was a chilly, windy March morning. We stopped in the visitor's center where we were...More

Thank Sue M
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

A beautiful shrine located above San Luis, Colorado, the states oldest city dating back to April 5, 1851. A footpath climbs the hill where you will see the 14 Stations of the Cross plus a 15th sculpture representing the Ressurection of Jesus Christ. At the...More

1  Thank Steven P
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

San Luis CO is out of the well travelled path for most tourists. For those who are seeking out the old feel of the west along with a faith focused trip, I would highly recommend this little town. I have been here five or six...More

1  Thank Brad M
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

I first came upon this place on a drive to Taos. At the time it was marked only by a small hand-lettered sign. With a few extra hours before having to be anywhere, I stopped out of curiosity and discovered a beautiful jewel I've returned...More

2  Thank Cathy D
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Driving up to San Luis Colorado, noticed white building on the top of a large hill next to the small downtown. It disappeared as I got closer to town but the curiosity had already been wetted. Driving around a little produced no road up the...More

Thank MellohYellow
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

The Stations of the Cross is a hauntingly beautiful depiction of the 'stations' or scenes of Jesus on the 'Path' to His trial before Pilate, His flogging and beatings then on His walk to be crucified. The bronze sculptures deeply depict the series of bronze...More

3  Thank Deborah S
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

San Luis is a small town outside of Colorado Springs. We were passing through and came upon the Stations of the Cross of San Luis. Though we aren't Catholic, this is surely a place where people might enjoy some reflection and inspiration. Be prepared to...More

4  Thank Sherri M
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

If you are coming into town, (about a mile north of town) look on left near a car junkyard and you will see the sign 'Stations of the Cross' road. Some people drive into town and climb up the hill, but it was almost 90...More

1  Thank SantaFeDiva
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2 September 2016|
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Response from RogerB987 | Reviewed this property |
One thing more, 522 takes you directly to San Luis. 285 would bring you out on the west side of the San Luis Valley. They from antonito you would have to drive back east across the valley which is 33 miles.
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Francisca G
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Response from Adventuregirl211 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Look up two internet home pages with the mass times listed. There is a small and beautiful chapel at the top of the Stations of the Cross, the Shrine. See the internet. It looks like, for May through October mass is... More
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