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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  • We visited here as part of a trip, we were glad that our driver took us to the top of the hill to see it, rather than having to climb all the steps in that heat, well worth it, what a panoramic view o...  more »
  • The Hill of the cross is places mas beautiful of HolguĂ­n is problem of q is not nearly options for young people because many of the teenagers got it for a time and apart from the view no more anything everything is currency is more for tourism
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  • Spent a good portion of the day with friends here. Nice little bar at the top. Music and amazing views . By far the best views of holguin can be seen from the top. Walk up or drive are possible but ke...  more »

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