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Sierra de Cristo Rey


category : Natural Attractions
The Mountain of Christ the King looms above El Paso at point where territories of Texas, Mexico, and New Mexico meet. Prominent on the 4,576-foot summit is a massive monument of Christ on the Cross by artist Urbici Soler, built of Cordova cream limestone quarried near Austin. Not recommended to climb except during Pilgrimage last Sun. in Oct.


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Tigua Indian Reservation: Ysleta del Sur Pueblo

Oldest community in present boundaries of Texas, now part of the city of El Paso, was established in 1681

El Paso, TX Indian Reservations


Juárez, Mexico

Mexico's fourth largest city, and that country's largest city on the U.S. border (pop. 1.5 million)

El Paso, TX Mexico

Buffalo Soldier Monument

This bronze statue is based on the painting, "The Errand of Corporal Ross"

El Paso, TX Monuments


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San Felipe Springs and Moore Park

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Marfa Mystery Lights Viewing Center

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Sierra de Cristo Rey

The Mountain of Christ the King looms above El Paso at point where territories of Texas, Mexico, and New Mexico meet. Promine...

Comanche Springs

Once among largest springs in Texas, now site of Olympic-sized swimming pool....

Woodward Agate Ranch

Source of famed Texas agates (red plume, pompom, and a rainbow of other types) colorful jasper, labradorite feldspar, calcite...