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Guadalupe Sanctuary

Address: Morelia, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Morelia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Mexicali, Mexico
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This place its a must be there in Morelia, it has a colonial architecture, beautiful paints and gold walls. I recomended visit it inside by day and go back for the night to dinner in some place around and enjoy the view outside.

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Sunnyvale, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This was an amazing, cozy ad beautiful Cathedral a must see attractions while in Morelia. keep in mind if you go on weekend, there non-stop masses so it makes hard to visit it.

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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This place can't be described in words. You must see it for yourself. It's over 10min walk away from the cathedral.

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178 reviews 178 reviews
91 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Totally a must see In a RC country that has drug issues this is a refreshing sight and totally over top Great church that has been kept up Well considering it was built over 300 years ago

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Caye Caulker, Belize
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

When I read how much gold was in this church, I though it be too glitzy. However, it is a beautiful church. The paintings in the church are unusual, too. They weren't paintings of Christ or the apostles but of the Christianizing of the local peoples.

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1,534 reviews 1,534 reviews
1,002 attraction reviews
386 helpful votes 386 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This over-the-top church, built ibid the very early 1700's, has an interior virtually 100% decorated with gold or ornamentation. It may sound horrid, but it is actually quite beautiful of overwhelming. Most churches frankly run together in my mind, but not this one.

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Morelia, Mexico
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

One of the nos beautiful churches in Morelia and in México!! The golden walls are just amazing! In late november and early december alot of people pay a visit to the Virgen de Guadalupe. You can see some pilgrimage but on december 11th it can get really crowded!!

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Aguascalientes, Mexico
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

This church is a complete piece of Work. I loved it. It is absolutely awsome! You will never see anything like this in your life

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Portland, Maine
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163 reviews 163 reviews
77 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

It is safe to say you will be amazed by this church. It is common to marvel at the elaborate woodworking around altars. The stained glass is always beautiful. The paintings and murals deserve awe. Churches of a certain vintage in Mexico are world-class for certain. This place is in a league apart from the rest. The interior will put... More 

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Tijuana, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

A must see! Its worth your time. Beautiful.The architecture and decorations are amazing and make this place unique.

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