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Loretto Chapel

207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Between Alameda and Water sts., Santa Fe, NM 87501
+1 505-982-0092
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This chapel contains a mysterious spiral staircase built without nails, dowels or any visible support.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Between Alameda and Water sts., Santa Fe, NM 87501
+1 505-982-0092

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a truly one of a kind church. Its Gothic in style but its simply amazing. The inside has a gorgeous spiral staircase but you can't go up. I believe this church is from the 1600s or 1700's. If you're spiritual in nature you...More

Thank 12trips
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had to check out the unsolved mystery of the stairs. Unable to replicate till this day. Beautiful. Great spot for tourist, very pleasant folks, great for a fun family trip to this beautiful town.

Thank Neritametz
Reviewed 3 days ago

Having read about the chapel and the staircase, this attraction was on our "bucket list" and we were not disappointed. The history and the staircase construction are truly amazing and worth seeing. However, we felt that the admission was rather steep and priced to take...More

Thank TouringTwoTimers
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am not religious, but I find that these types of buildings can house some amazing architecture and art. This place if course is famous for the spiral staircase, but that is only one reason to stop in and look around!

Thank jason n
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a must see for the entire family, Beautiful Church. It's located in old town with lots of other special shops . Tours of the city are also available on the next block.

Thank Patti O
Reviewed 6 days ago

The beautiful architecture and history is something to see in Santa Fe. This is a place of peace attached to the Inn and Spa at Loretto will offer you a chance to reflect on all that is important in your life.

Thank Gerry R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small chapel's special feature, the staircase, to the choir loft, is an amazing feat of engineering. Of course, the circumstances surrounding its constructional even more amazing.

Thank dlr51
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small, charming chapel which features the "miraculous" spiral staircase...which is beautiful, as is the rest of the chapel. Check the hours it's open...we had a stop a few times before getting in. There is also a very small fee to enter.

Thank sc1009
Reviewed 1 week ago

The $3 entrance fee is worthwhile. Many reviews talk about the staircase but listen to the history on the audio feed and take the time to notice the beautiful stain glass windows and decorating ceiling. The staircase is an engineering marvel - no center support...More

Thank HG30
Reviewed 1 week ago

This chapel is a must see! The chapel itself is breathtakingly beautiful and the staircase is amazing. Take some time to sit in the chapel and take it all in.......you won't be sorry. The story behind the staircase is miraculous and it truly is a...More

Thank JaJa903
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8 September 2017|
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Response from Jenniffer W | Reviewed this property |
The area is extremely compact. Getting an RV in this area would be extremely difficult. I agree with parking out somewhere and getting a ride in. Have a safe trip.
25 February 2017|
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Response from WRon | Reviewed this property |
Yes you may take photos. No the spiral staircase cannot be climbed.
24 February 2017|
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Response from Ben D | Reviewed this property |
I think every movie has fiction and fact. The fun part of seeing the staircase at Laretto Chapel is that no one is quite sure of all the facts and never will be.