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Lovely view of the city and mountains, and good people watching too

My friends took me here on a recent visit to Monterrey and I'm glad that they did. It's a must-see... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2015
Lhennema
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Baltimore, Maryland
Great piece ofe history

Even though the museum is fairly small, it is indeed very interesting. You will learn about city... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2015
Yazmin R
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Houston, Texas, United States
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Beautiful building first built in 1787 as Bishop Fray Rafael Jose Verger's retirement home; now houses a Regional History Museum delineating Nuevo Leon's complex history.
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Calle Rafael J. Verger s/n | Colonia Obispado, Monterrey 64060, Mexico
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Reviewed 29 January 2015

My friends took me here on a recent visit to Monterrey and I'm glad that they did. It's a must-see without being a tourist trap. There are several viewpoints for lovely photos, and you'll likely catch a few brides or girls on their fiesta de...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2015

Even though the museum is fairly small, it is indeed very interesting. You will learn about city history and enjoy the fantastic views from up there. Take your cameras because you wont get a better view of the city than from here. Just one thing...More

1  Thank Yazmin R
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Museum is fairly small, Sunday entrance is free, on a clear day you can enjoy great views of the city, the visit can be done in about an hour.

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Reviewed 25 August 2014

We did visit the museum, but the bit we really remember is the view. Amazing panoramic view of the whole City and surrounding mountains. You can drive virtually to the top, walking the last 100m to the viewing area. Well worth the visit, especially on...More

Thank Euroamer1000
Reviewed 15 May 2014

This museum has not much inside but outside it has beautiful view of the whole city, you can sit on one of the cannons used for war and see how the world goes on down there in the city. If you go on weekends, they...More

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 20 December 2013

This place is not close to pubic I was there dec 18 2013 nice view of the city a much to see not too far too walk from hilton inn in monterry very steep be in good shape if you are planning to walk parking...More

Thank Rejean P
Reviewed 28 July 2013

We were arriving there late near to 10pm. They are very punctual in the closure, and they closed the gate at 10 sharp. I think its bad since we need to climb over the gate to get into our car, but quite a good experience...More

Thank ChelseaSoh
Reviewed 24 June 2013

You should visit this place, because it gives you the chance to see in a unique way the city of Montterey. During the night the city looks beautiful and the area is more than safe. Check the area near the church and also the top...More

1  Thank Filipe T
Reviewed 16 April 2013

the best thing is the view from the obispado deck, however do spend a few minutes wondering around the museum, nice collection of sacred art.

Thank J_MartinGZ
Reviewed 19 January 2012

The place is very old and needs more up-keeping but if you love history you have to go.

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