Mount Soledad

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  • Address: 6905 La Jolla Scenic Dr S, La Jolla, CA 92037, San Diego, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-8584592314
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Memorial
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There has been a cross on top of this hill since 1913. The cross you see today was built in 1954. It is a huge structure of recessed concrete. Since the late 1980s, the cross has been the subject of controversy, namely, that it is illegal to hoist a religious monument on public land. The case to keep or remove the cross is on-going. In the meantime, you can still climb the hill to the cross for spectacular panoramas of San Diego from the top. You'll also find a war memorial there, dedicated to veterans of the Korean War. The Mountain itself is very popular with cyclists, who love the lack of traffic and the multiple routes down from the top.

Mount Soledad Hours

  • Memorial Hours: 7:00 am to 10:00 pm

How to Reach Mount Soledad

  • By Car.

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  • Mount Soledad Address: 6905 La Jolla Scenic Dr S, La Jolla, CA 92037, San Diego, United States
  • Mount Soledad Contact Number: +1-8584592314
  • Mount Soledad Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Mount Soledad(preferred time): 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Mount Soledad: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 30.63% of people who visit San Diego include Mount Soledad in their plan

  • 41.36% of people start their Mount Soledad visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Mount Soledad

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

94.04% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mount Soledad

People normally club together Torrey Pines Gliderport and Sunset Cliffs Natural Park while planning their visit to Mount Soledad.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Mount Soledad Reviews & Ratings

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    On 02-Jan-2019

    Very beautiful views from here. I think this place is memorial to American military veterans. The road to get up here is very steep.

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  • I have a senior pass for any National park. Can I used this on Mount Soledad, San Diego.

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