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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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El Santuario de Chimayo Shrine

El Santuario de Chimayo is also known as "the healing shrine". no pictures are allowed inside the church however, it is beautiful to see. The is also blessed dirt, you can buy a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Broomfield, CO
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

El Santuario de Chimayo is also known as "the healing shrine". no pictures are allowed inside the church however, it is beautiful to see. The is also blessed dirt, you can buy a bag at the gift shop or bring your own. They also have holy water you can take again bring your own container or buy one there. The... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, Usa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place is known for being picturesque and for Holy Week pilgrimages where people come from Santa Fe and even Albuquerque on foot. It did not disappoint. No need to be religious, I'm not, but I'm fascinated with learning this region's history and enjoying its beautiful land and architecture. In addition to the Sanctuario and sculpture garden, don't miss Santo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Cool little church that has been there for a very long time. Very spiritual and relaxing to be there.

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Los Lunas, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The historic church and associated buildings are a museum of the history and spiritual values of the Satuario

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Arrived 30 minutes after mass had started but was able to view the original beautiful sanctuary as doors were open. Spent time wandering remainder of grounds and viewing the many crosses and rosaries left by those who had made the pilgrimage! Definitely worth the stop to enjoy and reflect. Also, very happy that the raucous group that arrived in parking... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

After your pilgrimage to the Vatican City, make one as thousands of other visitors every year do to this Chapel.

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Not the shortest drive but definitely worth it. We were not impressed with the Upper Road to Taos but wanted to get to this church. Although is it quite old it is so well respected in the area that people make pilgrimages for miles to visit over Easter, they have to close a lane of the Highway for the people.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is the church with the magic dirt, and there are many canes and crutches lining the walls to prove the miracle. A sublime pilgrimage to make with a friend, loved one or family member, but even if you go alone, you will find peace in the the simple beauty of the faith that built churches like these in New... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The inside of the churches are awesome. You're not allowed to take photos which is why you never see any pictures posted, but they are beautiful. There's one church with a ton of baby shoes. I've seen the milagros and the photos, but not shoes, interesting. This is not a full day visit but well worth the drive if you're... More 

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Fircrest, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

To visit El Santuario de Chimayo is to be made humble and peaceful. The approach to the Church makes it seem almost miniature in size. The setting is so peaceful and allows the visitor a chance to sit outside on a bench in the garden area to enjoy a quiet moment or two before going into the Church. The Church... More 

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