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Basilica de Zapopan

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This beautifully ornate church, built in 1690, is one of the city's oldest structures.
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Av Hidalgo at Calle Morelos | Zapopan, Jal., Guadalajara 45100, Mexico
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is a great place to know. It is surrounded of local markets in wich we can find tipical food, toys, folklore and great weather. It is safe and close to other nice places such as Andares Mall, one of the greatest and more fashion...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank maaf_hgi
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Like many Mexican churches, the interior presents a mixed bag, but the exterior is remarkable. The enormous plaza in front connects down to the arches whence proceed the Virgin of Zapopan on her feast day. The museum of Huichol culture next to the church is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Keith P
Reviewed 18 November 2018

I went there to take pictures and it was very good for that,,plus you can buy many curios on the stores around..like the basilica beautiful inside

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 8 November 2018

The Basilica de Zapopan is located in downtown Zapopan, a huge square with many restaurants and a couple of more churches that you can visit around the area, one of which was the church where one of my friends got married this year. The Basilica...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dreamer8313
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Visit main square in Zapopan, traditional architecture of past century and an important catholic sanctuary, home of Virgin of Zapopan.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Esther R
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This place is certainly worth visiting. There are a couple of historical churches in the area that you should visit. This one is funny, in that it has a very impressive front and square around it, but the actual church is somewhat small and simple...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

I really love the architecture and history of Mexico. It's so pleasant and huge and makes me dream of they heyday of Mexico. Definitely come to the Basilica de Zapopan when you visit Guadalajara.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ds1973
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This impressive sanctuary was built in 1690 and is one of the most visited religious sites in Western Mexico. It has a wooden Virgin statue that is considered a valuable relic of medieval origin, which came from Spain to New Galicia in the 16th century....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank DanPatman78
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

One of the major churches in Guadalajara, this one is the most iconic of the municipality of Zapopan, surrounded by gardens and the government main office is a must visit point in the city.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank karimexicogdl
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Another of the great places to visit in the Guadalajara area. A great piece of history and architecture. When you are done sightseeing, many places to eat and drink

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Paul W
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Response from Ugo C | Reviewed this property |
About 98% of the distilleries are outside of Guadalajara, either on the town of Tequila, or on Arenal or Arandas. But if you don't have the time and want something inside the city of Guadalajara, you could take the tour of... More