Southwest Colorado Sights



Christ of the Mines Shrine

Christ of the Mines Shrine Review

If you look north toward Anvil Mountain, you'll see the Christ of the Mines Shrine, the centerpiece of which is a 12-ton statue of Jesus carved of Italian marble. The shrine was erected in 1959, and has been credited with a handful of miracles over the subsequent years. A moderately strenuous 1-mile hike leads to the shrine, which has memorable views of the surrounding San Juan Mountains.

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  • Address: Trailhead at end of 10th St., Silverton, CO | Map It
  • Location: Silverton
Updated: 10-01-2013

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