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Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato

Address: Guanajuato, Mexico
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Ranked #10 of 43 things to do in Guanajuato
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This 17th-century cathedral holds a wooden image of the Nuestra Senora de Guanajuato that is...
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Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: 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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Windsor, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

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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Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This church is absolutely gorgeous! The ceiling, the colors, the textures! And it's a lovely walk to get there.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

All the churches in Guanajuato have their own character but this church has the most beautiful chandeliers!! A must to visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Interesting and Picturesque Basilica! Walked around inside when on a weekend trip back in 2010. The church is well maintained and is easy on the eyes when looking at it from outside when walking around GJO.

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Del Mar, California
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I only had limited time in Guanajuato so I took a short tour of the downtown area. I stumbled upon this church and am very glad I did. It was beautiful inside and you could feel the history of it when you walked in right away. If you are in Guanajuato and have a chance to stop inside I recommend... More 

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It is an excellent church, just few steps ahead of Teatro Juarez, in the heart of the city. On the left side is the lane which goes to the University of GTO. You will find several shops and vendors selling souvenirs and Mexican artifacts. Do bargain with them. We had an excellent time at this church and clicked some very... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Enjoy exploring this beautiful church. Incredible interior. Not to be missed while in amazing Guanajuato.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

this is one of the larger basilica in juanajuato as well as one of the more beautiful. It is right downtown and if you are walking around for any le get of time you can't miss it. A must see.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The architecture is incredible the outside has a beautiful orange color and inside looks so perfect, clean and has impressive chandeliers and big organ.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

What a beautiful place to visit. This ranks with any of the beautiful churches in Europe. Paintings on the ceiling and the detail of working the stone is incredible.

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