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Le Via Crucis/ Way of the Cross/ Chemin de Croix

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A summary of our Lord Sacrifice

Everyone in some place have heard about Jesus Christ and his sacrifice for the human been. This... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alexandre B
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Sao Paulo, SP
Don't be daunted by the steep climb

A place for reflection, this VIa Crucis is atop the hills and quite a tiring climb so take your... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Achikins
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Quezon City, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone in some place have heard about Jesus Christ and his sacrifice for the human been. This free activity allow you to climb a mountain (hard exercise) following the facts happened through perfect sculptures, It's magic, because even with high exercise, the paths and beauty...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alexandre B
Reviewed 3 November 2018

A place for reflection, this VIa Crucis is atop the hills and quite a tiring climb so take your time, and stop at each station to meditate and pray.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Achikins
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Being able to go through the entire way of the cross, i felt blessed. It was on a hill and the statues are very beautiful. I would recommend you to good hiking shoes as you’ll be walking up and down the hill. Very spiritual experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Worth the trip. Amazing life sized statues and the facial features make it so moving. Not recommended for people with heart conditions due to the climb. If you are able bodied I would 100 per cent recommend doing this. The view from the top is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I was delighted to participate in the Way of the Cross with a group of English speaking pilgrims who were also on a private visit to Lourdes. we took it in turns to say the prayers at the 14 stations. The terrain is uphill for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

This Via Sacra is different for one is to experience the hard elevation it has at times. The statues help you in the reflections. One should try it one s/he is there

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Emma S
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This particular Stations of the Cross is high up a mountain so not for the faint-hearted. It's hard going in the heat but magnificent. The large life like statues are so beautiful; I felt privileged to have experienced this. Well worth a visit if you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank M-P7
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This is set on an uphill path - as you walk up the path there are large gold statues setting a scene depicting the crucifixion! Very poignant and thought provoking and the actual statues and scenes are amazing - hard work but fab !

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ShelleyC664
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is not an easy walk it is often steep and over difficult terrain but it is just the most amazing attraction and a must if you can manage it.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank KVS79
Reviewed 9 July 2018

You have to be fit and nimble to do the “high Stations” as they are known to English speakers. Statues are almost life size and well carved, beautifully situated.

Date of experience: July 2018
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