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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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Ho-hum

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2014
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Merida
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115 reviews 115 reviews
35 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
40 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
19 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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