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Church of San Diego (Iglesia de San Diego)

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Address: Guanajuato, Mexico
Description: A lavishly decorated 17th-century pink cathedral.

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The church on the Jardin...

Stroll into San Diego if you're having lunch at the Jardin. It's a lovely church with an interesting history. Beside the Theater. On the weekend there are vendors selling... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
60 attraction reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Stroll into San Diego if you're having lunch at the Jardin. It's a lovely church with an interesting history. Beside the Theater. On the weekend there are vendors selling artwork out front.

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Merida
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125 reviews 125 reviews
38 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The facade is the most beautiful part of this church, so I was wondering why I went inside. However, I did visit the museum underneath, with remnants of frescoes from the former church on this site - inundated in the floods and having to be totally rebuilt at its present level when the level of the city was raised. Quirky... More 

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Odessa, Texas
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84 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I got married here this past december and what can I say, Amazing!! the staff helped us so much in our preparations and its so beutiful on the inside, thank you and please do visit this church

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The undercroft of this church is a museum of colonial Mexico along with an art museum. The history of the building and the city are illustrated on its walls.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

The estudiantinas with the white knee socks depart from this church. The church itself is a beautiful barrocial style in the historic district.

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Chula Vista Ca
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

this was the first Cathedral we toured on our recent trip to Guanajuato. and I could not beleive how old it was. The details were facinating and intricate. I recommend visiting this historic place of worship. I ALSO RECOMMEND TOURING ALL THE CHURCHES IN THIS CITY AS THEY ARE WORKS OF ART. the prettiest one was across from the Mercado.

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Guanajuato, GTO., Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2011

as soon as you walk in, all your senses let you know that you are in a church, the smell of the church, the candles flickering, the light just right, the sounds of muffled praying, and the way everything fits perfectly!!! not to much or too little. not to big or too small. like a perfectly maintained rare classic car... More 

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