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The Church of Our Lady of the Refuge

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Address: Corner of Peru and Argentina, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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+52 322 222 4980

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Beautiful and historical church

This is a must see landmark in Puerto Vallarta. Very beautiful. Visit during the day to see the interior, and be sure to go by in the evening to see the exterior all lit up.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see landmark in Puerto Vallarta. Very beautiful. Visit during the day to see the interior, and be sure to go by in the evening to see the exterior all lit up.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a bustling Parish with a charismatic young Priest, lots of activity, and plenty of Mass times offered. There are no Masses in English though, so bring your own Missel or know Spanish to participate fully. One of the young ladies who does the music has the voice of an Angel.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful little church, you have to see it in person to appreciate it. We did not attend mass at this church so I cannot comment on that aspect.

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This charming church, open to the public (but please be respectful and quiet as you enter), offers art and ambiance as you wander about. Take a moment to soak in the peace.

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Warren, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Lovely experience just to enjoy the peace, quiet and beauty of the simple but elegant church. This is well worth the time to visit.

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

This church is unlike any I have ever seen. There were easily six sets of double doors that were completely wide open, inviting all to enter.

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tybee island, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Tried to find mass times on line but wandered over a couple of days before and saw times. On Sunday attended a Spanish service, only Enlish mass is at Guadalupe downtown. Choir was beautiful and am old enough when it was all in Latin which few understood. Gorgeous church, worth a visit after Guadalupe which is a must see.

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

We went to the church on Christmas Eve for services. The church was packed and the service typically long, but excellent. The band played throughout the service and helped make this a spiritual experience - although we don't know Spanish!

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Beaverton, Oregon
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

We stayed just steps away from this cathedral, and seldom was it not in use and often very busy. It is beautiful, with a park in front of it where congregants often spill over into. The feeling is both reverent and sacred, yet windows and doors that open to the outside make it feel a bit open air as well.... More 

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Chapala, Mexico
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Like all churches thie is yet another beautiful church. Those loving architecture usually love the churches of Mexico

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