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Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato

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Address: Guanajuato, Mexico
Description: This 17th-century cathedral holds a wooden image of the Nuestra Senora de...
This 17th-century cathedral holds a wooden image of the Nuestra Senora de Guanajuato that is thought be the oldest piece of Christian art in Mexico.
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A great Basilica in an incredibly, perfectly, charming city.

The Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato is definitely a must-see attraction in Guanajuato. When you emerge from the cobble-stoned alley of your walk, I'm pretty sure that you'll... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato is definitely a must-see attraction in Guanajuato. When you emerge from the cobble-stoned alley of your walk, I'm pretty sure that you'll stretch your neck up and gawk at the pleasant wonder that this basilica is. But what makes it even more expressive is walking through the amazing charm of this city to... More 

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San Juan Cosala, Mexico
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Right on the plaza and so lovely. All churches in Mexico are beautiful and this one is right up there with the best.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Great place of worship and beautiful wedding on the Guanajuato heights. Great view ! The Canadians and Mexicans all as one. Besos y abrazos a todo la familia de Mexico

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Beautiful and serene atmosphere , people in Guanajuato are beautiful, and helpful. You will find amazing views and many wonderful places to eat. The shops and the markets are great and you can bargain in the open markets.

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El Paso, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Ok....I am not an overly religious person and should go to church on Sunday but when I saw the Basilica I was blown away by its beauty and religious feel...I walked in and sat down....it was calming and tranquil....You must go...!

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is just one of many beautiful churches in Guanajuato but also I think the largest so if you only get to one, see this one

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This was my second time visiting the basilica. It's beautiful in the evening lit by chandeliers. The sculpture of the Virgin Mary sits on a silver pedestal and is one of the oldest pieces of Christian art in Mexico. Located in the midst of everything, it is easy to step in at any times of the day or night. The... More 

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Bucerias
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Make sure to see the Senora, patroness of the city, a gift from the Spanish king for all the silver. Amazingly she was old before getting to her rightful place,having been secreted away for centuries beforehand. Lots of people watching from cafes opposite, look out for the mime artist taking afternooon tea.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Now that you're settled in Guanajuato, take out your map and vow to walk the cobblestone path and visit the Basilica of Our Lady Of Guanajuato. The Mexican culture reveres Our Lady of Guadalupe, and this amazing church has many wonders to add to that special love. One practice that you'll see expressed is the hand-written prayers that are attached... More 

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Windsor, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My first visit to the Basilica gave me a first hand view of a young woman's coming of age mass. The church was light up and filled with well dressed people of all ages. I didn't go in during the service but viewed part of it through the portal entry. The Basilica is bright and stands out like nothing else... More 

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Address: Guanajuato, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato

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