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El Santuario de Chimayo

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Address: 6 Santuario Dr, Chimayo, NM 87522
Phone Number: 505-351-4889
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Description: The "Lourdes" of America, where miracles are thought to happen.

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A must see in New Mexico

The Sanctuario will blow your mind. It's peaceful, beautiful and truly a spiritual experience. I bring all my visitors and house guests to visit, and then we have dinner at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Sanctuario will blow your mind. It's peaceful, beautiful and truly a spiritual experience. I bring all my visitors and house guests to visit, and then we have dinner at the restaurant - Rancho de Chimayo. You must visit the holy dirt room, and put some of the miracle healing dirt in a bag to bring home Bags are available... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Always stop here to pray and sketch. Very peaceful. Everyone so respectful. Wonderful place to just be with God.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A friend/sister in Christ recommended my family and I to visit Chimayo. I fell in love. There is nothing but peace and spirituality there. The small and old chapel is cozy and beautiful. The atmosphere outside is so peaceful. The river running behind is just perfect. I highly recommend you visit.....it's worth it. The gift shop is very reasonable.

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San Diego, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The place is known as Lourdes of America. The story of a crucifix found in the ground by a Friar from a springing light in the 1800 . Legend has it that the crucifix was brought to Santa Cruz church ..for 3 times will disappear only to be found to its original location. A chapel was built and believed that... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Feb 2015 While the exterior of the church itself wasn't as inspiring as I'd expected; the interior was full of other-worldly religious arts of a kind you don't find in my white-bread world. They were ancient, colorful and visually appealing. I sank down into one of the pews & let the peace of the church soak into my senses -... More 

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Warsaw, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The history of El Santuario de Chimayo is an interesting one. This place is held as sacred ground by the Native Americans of the region as well as the Roman Catholics that built the chapel. It is believed that the soil in the area holds healing powers. Pilgrims from around the world travel to this site for prayer, solace, and... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a wonderful place to stop if you are in the Santa Fe/Taos area. It takes a little bit of finding, but it well worth the effort. The parking lot does have a warning of leaving things in the car, but we saw no problems when we were there. As you walk from the lot you enter an area... More 

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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place is full of enchantment...it is sublime, inspiring, and rich in tradition. And there are great stores to load up on icons, rosaries, prayer beads, and chili peppers! It's worth the trip!

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is an amazing little church in Chimayo NM. People from all over the world come here to honor and pray their loved ones. They affix crosses and rosaries to everything on the grounds. There are several icons, alters, and chapels on the grounds. There is a place in the church where scared dirt can be obtained as there is... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

It was amazing to witness how many people had visited this sanctuary in the hope of receiving a miracle. Just the number of pairs of infant and children's shoes left in the hope of finding a cure for their afflictions was heart wrenching. It is truly a spiritual place.

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Address: Address: 6 Santuario Dr, Chimayo, NM 87522
Phone Number: 505-351-4889
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Chimayo

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