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Address: Madero 935, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico

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Prettiest church in the city, surrounded by a lively plaza!

This is by far my favorite church in Guadalajara. It is beautiful and bit different from the others as it is more like a European gothic church. I would aslo recommend checking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This is by far my favorite church in Guadalajara. It is beautiful and bit different from the others as it is more like a European gothic church. I would aslo recommend checking out the plaza in front of it, as it usually has something going on, especially on weekends. On Saturday & Sunday afternoons/evening (starting around 6pm) there is a... More 

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mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I love to visit church and it's different than Guadalajara's temples, the architecture is european, Neo-Gothic

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I loved the architecture of The Expiatory Temple! While I was visiting it there was a wedding going on inside, it was beautiful. I loved the fountain in front of the Agave plant, which is used to make Tequila. A friend and I went to a restaurant in front of the Expiatory Temple and were able to enjoy the view... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The structure as seen from outside is imposing but the inside is awe-inspiring; simple minimalist on the inside but what captures is the soaring ceiling and the stained glass windows, very different from the typical Spanish colonial churches with the entablados full of saints.

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Although not as impressive as the central cathedral from the outside, the vaulted arches, the beautiful altar and the paintings were lovely. Not a bad walk from the central cathedral. The park behind the Expiatory temple is pleasant.

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Caldwell, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This is a very church with some great Architecture. I toured several Templo's in a taxis. He kept it running and new all the old church sites. Very inexpensive less than $20 with a tip to the driver

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Monterey, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We (unfortunately) went after hours, and the main cathedral was closed. The architecture is wonderful, and I can't wait to go back and see inside. After we took a horse drawn carriage ride around town - it was very informative!

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A unique spire gives this church its characteristic look while its interior is wonderfully decorated, well worth your visit close to downtown

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Managua Department, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is a temple with a lot of history and full of architectonic details. Dont forget your camera!!!.I had the opportunity to visit it during HolyWeek and experienced some of the activities they do. The view at night is great.

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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This place is popular for weddings and picutre taking! Everytime I saw the place there were lots of vendor in the first third of the plaza in front of the church. Polyglot Guadalajara meets in the El Fenix restaurant bar that borders the churh plaza, opposite the churh's main entrance. At about 15 or 10 minutes before the hour (at... More 

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