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Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe

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Address: Plaza de las Americas 1 - Col. Villa de Guadalupe | Col. Villa de Guadalupe, Mexico City 07050, Mexico
Phone Number: 55 77 60 22
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Description: This famous church, located on the site where an Indian claimed to have...
This famous church, located on the site where an Indian claimed to have seen the Virgin of Guadalupe in 1531, contains an image of her that is the most famous religious icon in all of Mexico.
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Very impressive..specially if you are Catholic.

This Basilica is where the shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe sits. Millions of Mexicans visit her on the 12th of December every year to show their devotion.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This Basilica is where the shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe sits. Millions of Mexicans visit her on the 12th of December every year to show their devotion.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I went with a large church group from Arizona on a pilgrimage. They told us that we would be here a whole day and I initially felt it was going to be a long day. I was wrong. We had a Monsignor give us a guided tour of the large complex of the 4 churches, sinking due to being built... More 

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Irvine, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Even though I am not a catholic, I couldn't help be awed by the beautiful paintings and architecture. Whether you are a believer or not, you will be moved by the surroundings of beautiful things and people believing in true miracles.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

it is the saint day guadalupe, if you do not mind the crowds i realy mean crows ,it is interesting to se the devotion to the saint, the is peregrines from al over de country that come waking from there villages,sleep there, and go back. a week befor you can feel the devotion with a little les crowds. and whatch... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Be ready for the "hike" up the hill to reach the old Basilica, it is well worthy. The complex has several churches and the views from the top ara amazing. The gardens are beautiful to observe and sit down by one of the benches and watch locals and tourists walk by.

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Harrison, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Magnificent 400-500 year old building. Outside and inside this marvelous building is a site to be seen. One can walk in and out of the cathedral to see, and pray. The ornate gold decoration and the God's presence is everywhere. This is located next to the Mexican congress and the steady visitors to the building was evident during our visit... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Third only to the Vatican and Mecca in terms of worshipers the scale and architecture is as impressive as the fervor of the believers. Well worth a detour but probably not worth a special trip just for that.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This is a must-visit for Christians especially Roman Catholics. Beautiful basilica and massive grounds. If you buy a rosary or whatever holy trinkets, souvenirs or memorabilia you can get them blessed at a station next to the church reserved just for that purpose. The older church next to the newer 'ufo-like' building is sinking and you will feel the gradient... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Just liked everything about it. I have gone for at least 5 times and every time I see something different. Don't miss the opposite side of the Villa. The Garden, the fountain and the other Missions.

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Strasbourg, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Faith, faith and faith. Between ancient and modern, the whole place is very unique. The old basilica, currently sinking into the ground will be closed one day. Don't wait too long to visit it

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