Hill of the Cross (Loma de la Cruz), Holguin

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Head up Hill of the Cross (Loma de la Cruz) for extensive views of the city below and the hills on the horizon. Climb the 458 steps up to the top (take your time, you'll find benches to rest on about halfway up), or simply opt for a short taxi ride from town. The hill gets its name from the cross placed at the top, seen as a protective symbol by locals. It marks the spot where friar Francisco Antonio de Alegria initially placed a crucifix in 1790, having climbed the hill with the cross on his back. Use our Holguin tour planner to add Hill of the Cross (Loma de la Cruz) and other attractions to your Holguin vacation plans.
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  • The hill of the Cross was one of the stops we had during our tour and the views are simply a delight to look at. Recommended if you visit Holguin.  more »
  • Arrived on an excursion. Spent only 30 minutes here, but that was enough time to take in the view of Holguin below. Good site for photos, although Holguin, itself, is not very photogenic, the overall ...  more »
  • To get to the top of the Hill, where is the cross, it is necessary to climb almost 400 steps, but the effort is worthwhile by the spectacular view of the city
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  • Spectacular view of Holguin city. The bad - two establishment on either side of the street playing *loud* music of different genre.
  • Great view.
  • The Loma de la Cruz with their viewpoints, their restaurant and their staircase, is a must-visit site for all who pass through the city's parks, Holguin. From that point the view is fabulous, lets see the city entirely great, and at night, the lights show is impressive. Count also among his distinctions have served to his Holiness the Pope on his visit by Cuba's Altar to pray mass and for the city. In the project to put up the site for the visit, I had the opportunity to work as an architect. I recommend to all those who have the opportunity to climb to the top, either pr road or down the steps and captivating scenery.
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  • Excellent location excellent view of the city they recommend and climb on foot
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  • Place to do when we're in holguin. A view of the city.. .a 360 magnifisue
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