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Templo expiatorio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus

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Address: Madero 721, Zona Centro., Leon, Mexico
Phone Number: 714-2096

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Did Not Expect To Find A Church Like This In Leon...

We were just kinda wandering around town, with our Mexican friend giving us a kind of mini tour of the city (she visits once in awhile, but she's not from Leon). The last time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Red Deer, Canada
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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were just kinda wandering around town, with our Mexican friend giving us a kind of mini tour of the city (she visits once in awhile, but she's not from Leon). The last time they'd visited was a couple years ago and the church wasn't completed yet, or open to the public, so we were really excited when we saw... More 

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Toluca, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A must see cathedral in the state of Guanajuato. The architecture both inside and outside are just breathtaking. When one enters the cathedral and walks around the atmosphere and stained glasses makes one feel like one is in a Ken Follett book. Further proof as to why Mexico is the number one Latin country in the world. Added to this... More 

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Fort Branch, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is a beautiful cathedral that really must be seen, not just for the cathedral itself, but the surrounding area is full of little shops and community events on weekends and some evenings. We visit every time we come to Leon! Restrooms are close but are 5 pesos to use.

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Colorado Springs, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is an interesting cathedral on it beauty alone, but the style of the architecture is quite different than what you would expect in Mexico. Definitely go inside if it is open in order to appreciate the architecture and the beautiful stained glass windows. They are some of the most spectacular I have seen in Mexico. We did not have... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

No parking, also a lot more could be done to improve the tourist experience. The architecture is nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

IT IS SO BEAUTIFUL! WHO WOULD BELIEVE THIS CHURCH WAS MORE THAN A HUNDRED YEARS IN CONSTRUCTION AND JUST ABOUT 2 YEARS AGO WAS DONE. NOT SURE! But believe me it will leave in your inner heart deep thoughts about how did this structure took them so long. So many generations hoped they would see it done. There is a... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

lovely place to see and visit and enjoy. well situated in the heart of various interests and ventures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Its a beautiful church! There are benches on the side were u can rest, also it's 15 min walking distance from downtown Leon.its perfect to relax, also right across the street there is an ice cream place that is to die for its very nice and the ice cream is amazing.. It's home made ice cream.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It's Mexico, not Europe. I thought I only see this kind of towers in photos of Europe but it's here in Mexico. Town of Leon, State of Guanajuato. My partner and I attended the morning Sunday mass to really feel the fortunate moment I had when I visited Leon (not for the shoe shopping but this time to see the... More 

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León, Guanajuato, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Beatiful church but would like more tourist friendly options like guided tours or at least a chat about the history of it

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Address: Madero 721, Zona Centro., Leon, Mexico
Phone Number: 714-2096
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Leon

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