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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

The whole space consists of a large plaza and a number of churches and gardens, but the main basilica is fairly new and not very impressive from outside. But inside, it is a beautiful church that can hold lots of people and it's particularly marvelous the way they built a moving walkway under the main altar so that visitors and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Both the old and the new basilica have much to offer - the history is well shown and the repairs from the old building's sinking are very interesting. Also the gardens are very pleasant. We went as tourists and not for the religious experience and it was well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

You have the ultra-modern church and the Baroque Basilica. Processions of people and individuals come here to be inspired. It is the St. Peter's of Mexico.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Old church and the new church. You can spend some time here. The story ,of Guadeloupe is facinating. Try to grasp the impact this had and the conversion to Christianity .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Both the traditional and new Basicallas were fascinating. Helpful to have had a guide with us. Do not have to be a Catholic to appreciate the significance of this site to Mexican culture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

full of history from the new to the oldest church ,need to have plenty of time when visiting . A lot of walking and reading to really understand the hole history of this place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

If you're a religious person and devoted to virgencita de Guadalupe, you're gonna love this place!! Magical,historical,sacred, wonderful garden!! I just love it!! This is a real old church, combined whit modern architecture. It's a little sunny but bring your umbrella, it could rain anytime!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We went in the afternoon of a weekday and so the crowds were less but the basilica had a good vibe. I could not see the tilt at first but when we entered the main chapel I could feel the slant at various points. There were several little chapels all around and a service in progress where people had brought... More 

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