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Santuario del Cristo Roto

San José de Gracia

Did you know that El Cristo Roto, located in San José de Gracia in Aguascalientes, is a monument of hope for all the devotees of the region? It consists of an imposing sculpture 25 meters (16 feet) high, mounted on a base three meters (2 feet) in diameter, made of concrete and steel. The image stands out for having a broken leg.

This area is one of the most visited, since thousands of people come to see Christ in search of peace. In this way they know the history of the image that reflects what its ancient inhabitants lived in the area.

It is said that during Semana Santa, the island becomes a center of pilgrimage and Christian devotion and it is the best time to visit the sanctuary because of the festive atmosphere there.

To get to the area you must do it by boat, you can board one of the boats at the dock of the dam. The tour takes approximately 10 minutes if you only visit the island, but there are those who offer to visit the dam gate and the natural canyons. Once you arrive you will have to climb a stairway to get to the Christ.

Did you know that El Cristo Roto, located in San José de Gracia in Aguascalientes, is a monument of hope for all the devotees of the region? It consists of an imposing sculpture 25 meters (16 feet) high, mounted on a base three meters (2 feet) in diameter, made of concrete and steel. The image stands out for having a broken leg.

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This area is one of the most visited, since thousands of people come to see Christ in search of peace. In this way they know the history of the image that reflects what its ancient inhabitants lived in the area.

It is said that during Semana Santa, the island becomes a center of pilgrimage and Christian devotion and it is the best time to visit the sanctuary because of the festive atmosphere there.

To get to the area you must do it by boat, you can board one of the boats at the dock of the dam. The tour takes approximately 10 minutes if you only visit the island, but there are those who offer to visit the dam gate and the natural canyons. Once you arrive you will have to climb a stairway to get to the Christ.

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