Cerro de la Bufa, Zacatecas

4.6
Must see · Mountain · Lookout
See the city from 2,673 m (8,770 ft) above sea level on a trip up Cerro de la Bufa, a hill just east of the main urban area. The impressive, rugged spot offers uninterrupted views of the colonial city, along with a number of other attractions. Head to the museum at the top to learn about the Mexican Revolutionary War, and the battle that took place on this site in 1914. A chapel, begun in 1548 and completed two centuries later, represents another landmark atop the crest of the bluff, along with a mausoleum of the city's most esteemed citizens, an observatory, and a popular cable railway, connecting the hill to the city. Make Cerro de la Bufa a centerpiece of your Zacatecas vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Zacatecas tour builder tool.
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  • This is a very nice place to go see all Zacatecas and take pictures. Also, you can take the teleferico from here and end very close to The Eden mine. There is a church, some food vendors and...  more »
  • Highest point in the city, full view of city. Most attractions were closed due to COVID but walking the area was infusing. Few shops and a short zip line , $250 pesos per person.  more »
  • Amazing views! Breath taking! Great place to take some great pictures of the town. The only little thing the air is very thin due to the altitude so it can be difficult for some people to breath.  more »
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  • Very lovely view of Zacatecas Mexico you can take the cable car which cost 160 pesos per person round-trip or you can take an Uber which is probably more like 60 pesos for a car load. Your choice I don't really like heights so in retrospect I should have just taken the Uber
  • Great hill, it's not too much time to get to the top and it's really awesome. You can see all the city of Zacatecas in there, it's a great experience.
  • Amazing views. Great history. Definitely make the trip up the hill and the short hike up la bufadora in order to take in all the breathtaking view and to step in the shoes of the Mexican resistors of the past. From the top, you can see the entirety of the Zacatecas capital.
  • Amazing views, lots of small souvenir shops, food carts, zip lining, historic place,city views
  • Great view and company

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