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Templo La Valenciana

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Address: Valenciana, Guanajuato, Mexico
Description: This lavish 18th-century church was built by a silver baron from the...
This lavish 18th-century church was built by a silver baron from the nearby Valenciana mine.
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Encantador Charming

I love this temple i got married there, It's so charming. Outside the city centre you will ned special transport to get there but it is worth it. The view of the hole city the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I love this temple i got married there, It's so charming. Outside the city centre you will ned special transport to get there but it is worth it. The view of the hole city the amazing structure and composition of the place. During Cervantino the church holds splendid concerts. I definitely reckoned visiting it.

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Bucerias
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

There are so many churches in this town, but do not miss this one, perched high on the hill near the main silver mine. Easy access by local bus. Look for the devil's head on the main altar!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This and the church in Cata (which too you would need to be driven too) were my favorites in Guanajuato.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great place to go coupled with a visit to the mines, can be hard to find parking there, best is to take a cab from town.

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The Templo La Valienciano was deserted when I visited at 10 in the morning. It is a wonderful example of churrigueresque architecture and worth a visit that can be combined with one of the old silver mines.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

There are very few dedications to the toils of many poor Mexican miners. This is brilliant in the amount and intricacy of the gold and silver alters. the church is in need of renovation externally, but the inside is a must-see for any tour of Guanajuato. Best to take a taxi to the church (about 50 pesos) and a public... More 

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Ciudad Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The beauty of this church, built by the Counts of Valenciana with the enourmous riches coming from the local silver mines, will take your breath away! Located not far from the center of Guanajuato, it is an absolute "must" for every visitor who comes to Guanajuato. During the "Festival Cervantino", which takes place every year in October, the church serves... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I'm not sure if I could say it's worth the trip, but the detail in the gold on the inside is amazing. This church is located a decent distance outside of town, but it's probably worth the trip if you combine it with a stop in the Valencia Mines as well.

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Mexico City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The small church of the Valenciana, has the best altarpiece in all Guanajuato. A must while in Guanajuato.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

This church, built in the late 1700's by a silver baron, has a beautiful, intricate facade and amazing golden altars inside. Located on a steep hill above the city, it also offers great views. I had walked up the hill to get there but took a rickety city bus back down. Very scary trip!

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Additional Information about Templo La Valenciana

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

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