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Cerro de la Bufa, Zacatecas
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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. Cerro de la Bufa is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Zacatecas Edition.
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  • Many ways to access Cerro de la Bufa. We used the Teleferico and hiked the rest. You will not be disappointed. 
  • Not there that leave of make this ride if going to Zacatecas, only not there that forget go well sheltered.
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  • Without a doubt the best place to visit and learn about Zacatecas from atop... viewpoints with stunning views over the city, Museum, Church, mausoleum, restaurants, crafts market and the famous cable car (which unfortunately did not have the chance to get us because this renovation, date approximately from its opening Easter 2017)... However that does not prevent that a great experience is walking through this majestic place.
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