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All reviews beautiful church i've visited amazing interior baroque style gold leaf take photos your eyes worth a visit the main square guadalupe decoration paintings mexico plasterwork beauty virgin conversion
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This the site of the shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Our visit coincided with Candlemas Sunday was extremely emotional!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank John6550
Reviewed 16 January 2019

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Guadalupe is a stunning blend European and Meso-American architectural sensibilities. Prepare to have your senses dazzled with color, design, and texture. The plasterwork is like nothing I've seen anywhere. This is one of 249 Unesco status buildings in Morelia...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

This is an amazing church! My wife and I visited Morelia while on vacation, and this was one of the places we absolutely had to visit. The exterior is nice, but not flashy at all. Prepare to be awestruck once you step inside. It might...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

This early 18th century church is baroque at its finest. It's definitely must-see when you're in Morelia. Walk there via the beautiful Ctz. Fray Antonio de San Miguel, which is a pedestrian walkway paved in stone and lined with trees. For excellent coffee, pastry, or...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 14 December 2018

form the outside it looks like any other church actually kind of small but the moment you walked through the doors you will be surprised all the interior is covered with gold leaf, so its shinny and beautiful, lots of work and it has a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

I kid you not. I actually started to cry. It was/is the most beautiful church I have been in many churches throughout Mexico. Ive been to Santa Prisca in Taxco Gurerro, the Cathedral in Merida Yucatan, Ive been around Mexico. I don't know what it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

Simply stunning interior, very moving painting/hige, almost murals on the wall. Started in 1706 I believe - there is a sign in the west courtyard in spanish and English with a brief history of the church.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 14 November 2018

This is an extremely ornate baroque church that overflows with gold and golden leaf ornaments. Is worth the trip a bit out of downtown when visiting Morelia. Try to go during a service, so you can appreciate the intricate ornaments while they are lit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

This is a must see in Morelia in the city center and full of history. I wish I could have stayed there longer.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank austexusa
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Second visit to Morelia and it would not have been complete without visiting Guadalupe once again. I like sitting inside.

Date of experience: September 2018
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spaniolated
6 February 2017|
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Response from Wasabi1829 | Reviewed this property |
No, it is central cathedral ! You can go in.
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Shirley e
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Response from Shirley M | Reviewed this property |
It was built in the early 1700's.
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Shirley e
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Response from DomLW |
Thr construction begans in 1708 and was finished in 1716
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