Cross Of The Martyrs

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  • Address: 617 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Historical Site, Monument, Family And Kids

The Cross of the Martyrs is located on top of the hill on Paseo de la Loma. The reinforced concrete cross commemorates the death of 21 Franciscan friars and a number of Spanish colonists during the 1680 Pueblo Revolt. The cross marks a trying time in Santa Fe’s war history. Today, the cross is loved for the view of the whole city and is worth a quick stop when in Santa Fe.

Cross Of The Martyrs Travel Tips

  • See the rest of the Old Fort Marcy Park which accommodates the cross.
  • Entry is free.

How to Reach Cross Of The Martyrs

  • By Bus: Sheridan Avenue Transit Center.
  • By renting a Car/Bike/Bicycle.
  • By Taxi/ Cab.

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  • Cross Of The Martyrs Address: 617 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501, United States
  • Cross Of The Martyrs Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Cross Of The Martyrs(preferred time): 08:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Cross Of The Martyrs: 00:30 Mins
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  • 3.13% of people who visit Santa Fe include Cross Of The Martyrs in their plan

  • 38.89% of people start their Cross Of The Martyrs visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Cross Of The Martyrs

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

94.44% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cross Of The Martyrs

People normally club together Santuario De Nuestra Señora De Guadalupe and San Miguel Chapel while planning their visit to Cross Of The Martyrs.

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

Cross Of The Martyrs Reviews & Ratings

  • Nice easy hike and probably a great place to watch the sunset. Not too many people in the morning and has good views of the city. It also has some interesting historical facts as well as plaques describing the history of the city.

  • Came to see the sunset on a rainy night in Santa Fe. It stopped raining in time to get out & explore the grounds a bit. Plenty of parking and a great view, though I can imagine that on clearer nights, this place would fill up quickly. I can’t hike at the moment due to an injury, so I liked that this was really flat and really easy to walk. Great place to see the 360° view & sunset!

  • Beautiful little historical spot! Picnic tables for lunch, trash cans, dog bags. Beautiful view up above to see all of Santa Fe and learn history to!

  • A beautiful and peaceful place to spend time atop the hill at Fort Marcy park. The walk up only takes a few minutes and the views overlooking Santa Fe are well worth it. My favorite place to watch sunset in the city.

  • Loving this place so much! One of my favorite places. Top places to see and visit in new mexico! Best views, very clean, peaceful and super romantic! Sunrise or sunset or both!

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