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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
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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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Beautiful Chapel

Beautiful small chapel. The stairs and the story behind it are amazing, so is the craftsmen ship. The stained glass window is nice. It is very different to the big cathedral. Not... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful small chapel. The stairs and the story behind it are amazing, so is the craftsmen ship. The stained glass window is nice. It is very different to the big cathedral. Not sure it is worth the $3 entry, unless it's going to the maintenance and upkeep.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The staircase is a marvel of engineering for its time and does have a wonderful religious story attached to it. All things being what they are this is definitely worth stopping in to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a very nice chapel to attend. The history and detail is a must see. We've never attended a Celtic Mass service until our visit and it was nice. Mass begins on Sunday's at 9am.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Loretto Chapel is magical. The chapel is small but beautiful. Great gift shop located next to the chapel.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is simply beautiful, even if you only wander through for a few minutes - it feels peaceful and serene and it's a stunning architectural beauty, with an interesting mythical twist.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Cozy little chapel with amazing story. The staircase is absolutely beautiful. Must stop by and just take a moment.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice and different that the cathedral. Not sure of it worth $3, and it is not bc the money, but it is not really amazing. If you have the time, go and visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its a beautiful church but very small. We paid $3 to get a view of the stairs and we were probably inside less than 15 min as there is not much else to view. There are some nice sculptures and stained glass windows but nothing really more.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in to take a look at the historic and beautiful chapel with the mysterious stair case. Very cool.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had been told we NEEDED to see this site while visiting. It was worth the $3 entry fee. It is a cute little chapel. Compared to Cathedral, it is like night and day. While you are in the chapel, they do repeat the story of the staircase over the speakers, so if you miss the beginning you can have... More 

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