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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
Phone Number: +1 505-982-0092
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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 Loretto Chapel is worth a visit. The famous staircase is indeed gorgeous. A miracle? Up to you. The whole structure is lovely. It is a small building, but with stain... read more

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Bethesda, MD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Loretto Chapel is worth a visit. The famous staircase is indeed gorgeous. A miracle? Up to you. The whole structure is lovely. It is a small building, but with stain glass and general style worth a visit, not just the staircase. It is easily worth the time and the $3.00 admission charge.

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The chapel is a lovely with the miraculous staircase . The staircase is an engineering marvel. There aren't that many due to the difficulty of constructing the spiral staircase without any center support. The chapel has a $3 fee admission. It is a former Catholic Chapel that is still used for weddings..

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Austin, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The circular unsupported stairway is incredible. Read the story about the man and the materials used to construct the 720 degree rotation stairway to the choir loft.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is so peaceful and beautiful. Make sure you read all of the information available inside. It gives a great history

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Okay, this is a small chapel, and there a modest entrance fee, but the history of the chapel and especially the staircase to the choir loft make it a must see. It won't take you long and it is very centrally located.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I took lots of photos and especially loved the baptismal font. The artwork and windows are amazing. A beautifully restored church. The sculpture outside is as equally beautiful.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, quiet, WARM (and, with the cold outside) the warmth was appreciated. The attraction is the miraculous spiral staircase. There is a recorded voice to tell the story of the chapel and staircase.

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chapel is beautiful, the stairway is amazing. They have a very interesting gift shop, that is worth browsing through

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Hesperia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this chapel when I was in New Mexico and it was really very historical. A great cultural masterpiece.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Below is our photo of the inside of the chapel with its famous floating staircase; I'll leave it up to you whether you think it's worth an admission fee. It had pretty stained-glass windows and seemed well restored.

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