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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  • October 4, 2017
    I loved this place so so much! We tried going in march but it was raining so heavy that the bus couldn't make it up there. But we finally got to go in September and the views are absolutely amazing. W...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Upload to the Loma de la Cruz the huge staircase makes that the ride is really much more exciting, exhausting? If it is true, but at the same time those who want the experience of climbing the huge staircase and at the same time do a little physical exercise vivier, this is something incredible that you will like, go very slowly contemplating the beauty of the city, take a drink of water and the v EZ dedicate 5 minutes to look at the environment in which they rest, is great, then when you get to the top you find a fascinating view of the entire city of holguin and attractions that allow you to relax and rest.
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  • October 2, 2017
    Not much up there but the views are amazing. You can either climb the 400 plus steps to the top or like us take a taxi.  more »

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