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Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan Del Valle

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Family Mass like no other!

The church was mouth dropping just viewing it as you exit the expressway but up close is like no... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Corpus Christi South, United States
church time.

me and my wife visited the church and actually made on time for masse it was very inspiring the... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Paulino M
San Antonio
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

The church was mouth dropping just viewing it as you exit the expressway but up close is like no other. You feel as if this is a holy ground and everyone is in a hurry to get here. The mariachi were great, you could hear...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

me and my wife visited the church and actually made on time for masse it was very inspiring the mass was in English and Spanish and very beautiful to be surrounded by a large amount of people it was the best of our trip to...More

Thank Paulino M
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Placed candles at the altar, collected holy water to take home, walked among the bronze statues throughout the garden. Outside was very peaceful, quiet. We arrived as a mass was ending, so inside was organized chaos. The staff has the routine down to a science....More

Thank George R
Reviewed 18 June 2018

A very spiritual place to visit! A place to renew your faith! It is very moving to witness the devotion of faithful pilgrims. The sculpture behind the main alter is truly beautiful. Take a stroll around the outside of the Basilica through the stations of...More

Thank bobhrobl
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

What a blessing to see this Shrine in honor of the Virgin Mary of San Juan. From it’s Basilica and it’s many religious artifacts to the witnessing of the devout pilgrims, it is both touching and spiritually nourishing.

Thank Pocholoboy
Reviewed 16 April 2018

.Large scale but full of faith! It is moving to see so many people making a stop here and pray. The v compound has a hotel, a conference center, a cafeteria and gift shop.

Thank Restful M
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Modern as far a Basilicas go, current struck was complete in 1980 as the original had been destroyed by fire. It is stunning, the sculpture behind the main alter is beautiful. The grounds are worth a stroll with the large sculptures depicting the stations of...More

Thank OurWanderingCasa
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Beautiful facility. We visited during the Christmas season and the decoration are gorgeous. They have erected the 12 Stations of the Cross around the outside of the Cathedral and this is well worth the visit. The figures are very lifelike and depict the journey that...More

Thank SGMTommy
Reviewed 10 December 2017

My visit to the Basilica was unexpected. On the day we visited it was 70 degrees and sunny. The day before we had Snow! Anyway, we were going to a bookstore up the Rio Grande Valley, and decided to stop in as it was on...More

Thank Bernadetteere
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We had not experienced the Saturday morning mass. It was just as beautiful as the Sunday mass. Unfortunately, the mariachis were not present but the music which was provided was very inspirational.

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Response from bobhrobl | Reviewed this property |
Sixteen years after its construction, a tragic event on October 23, 1970 destroyed the entire Shrine. While 50 priests were concelebrating Mass with another 50 people in attendance, and 100 school children in an adjacent... More
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Response from Melissa I | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the fountain has been moved and updated.