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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Guanajuato, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato

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