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Guadalupe Sanctuary

Morelia, Mexico
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Stunning architecture and details

We visited while on the city tour that leaves from in front of the cathedral, well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
cavedodger
,
Mexico
The Ornate Details Left Me Speechless!

I got teary eyed looking at the images on one wall. I'm not catholic so I don't know the proper... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KellenKellen
,
Southern California
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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“small church” (3 reviews)
“interior” (14 reviews)
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Morelia, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited while on the city tour that leaves from in front of the cathedral, well worth a visit, you can take photos without a flash.

Thank cavedodger
Reviewed 1 week ago

I got teary eyed looking at the images on one wall. I'm not catholic so I don't know the proper wording. Maybe it's called "stations of the cross"? The one showing Jesus being lowered from the cross after his crucifixion, caused me to choke up...More

Thank KellenKellen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Doesnt say anything on the outside but just step in and youll be awed. You can't take enough pictures of all the details. Don't forget to check out the paintings along the sides. They show how catholicism was introduced to the Aztecs. Interesting. Realistic.

1  Thank TerryGJ001
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is classic church with beautiful architecture and colors. Y really recommend to visit this sanctuary.

Thank Ruben A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply beautiful, it's and architectural jewel. A must visit place in Morelia. Near Villalongin park and font "las Tarascas"

Thank Cinthya Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not a religious person and could care less about any type of sanctuaries, but this Cathedral was truly stunning!

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful churches on the planet. The craftsmanship of the ceramic + plasterwork was awe-inspiring. Often it seems that if you've seen one church, you've seen them all; however, this is one that looks nothing like any you've ever seen. Filled with...More

Thank Charla M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Beautiful! This is a beautiful church that anyone visiting Morelia must visit. It is a lovely street. We took the Tranvia and it has a short stop at this place.

Thank Viajerita
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Of course when traveling to colonial or European jewels, you have to go to the churches. No matter your feelings about Catholicism, the churches are key to understanding the area. What's different about this one is the colorful design. Usually I would use the word...More

Thank OkieSusan
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The amount of gold leaf was surprising given the rather non-descript exterior of the building. The amoumnt of detail and art within was truly amazing. We enjoyed the beaurtiful walk from our hotel to the Sanctuary. There are a number of public parks along the...More

Thank mallardalta
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spaniolated
Is there an entrance fee?
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
what year was it built?
27 February 2016|
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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
what year was it built ?
27 February 2016|
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what year was the cathedral built ?
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