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Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

5250 Justin Road, La Crosse, WI 54601
608/782-5440
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Ranked #4 of 11 Attractions in La Crosse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Sayner, Wisconsin
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We had reservations for 20 following a baptism. When we arrived the cafe' was busy and we waited for 30 minutes before we could go to the buffet. When we went through the line there was no lettuce salad, the toppings as well as the dressings were gone, the fruit salad as well as the rolls were gone. The bacon... More

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Viroqua, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I can not say disliked nothing ..church is awesome....Pretty.. Just take your time....book store....We spend about 2 hours there... It gives to you relax, Let the rest of world go by!

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Brown Deer, Wisconsin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Want a quiet hour or so to reflect on your place in the universe? Take a walk up the hill to the cathedral enjoying the woods and shrines on your way; a must-see in this area

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Columbia Falls, Montana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is a must see and pray place for Catholic travelers especially. The church is amazing and the outdoor shrine to the unborn is moving.

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phoenix
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213 reviews 213 reviews
106 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

After viewing many many cathedrals in europe, this one doesn't have the wow impact, however, it is still a very beautiful and very special place, even if you are not religious. The grounds and property are well manicured. The highlight for me wasn't the big church that you see in the picture (very beautiful inside), but the votive chapel. The... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We went as a group of women from church. We started at the church with Reconciliation and Mass. The music was spiritual, and the message uplifting. We had lunch in the dining room, and the service was excellent, especially with a group as large as ours. Good food. We were then able to break up into smaller groups to take... More

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I'm so glad I finally took the time to visit the Shrine. Even if you're not Catholic, I think you will enjoy the quiet and prayerful environment. Now I'm using the word "quiet" kinda loosely. There is a wonderful walkway up the hill to the chapel and the church. I did not like the sound of the gas powered golf... More

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Andover, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

It's located in a very quiet, serene and beautiful setting. It's a path through nature where you visit 13 devotional areas and statues. The area includes the shrine church the statue of Saint Juan Diego, an area where they have the stations of the cross, A rosary walk and beautiful votive candle Chapel. There is,we estimated,about a mile of walk... More

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Pocahontas IA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We recently lost our son and this sounded like a great place to come and reflect, it was. Very peaceful and quiet. Lit a candle for him. Beautiful grounds. Our son's confirmation name is Isidore, the statue wasn't there yet, but it was a sign for us <3.

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
15 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Kind of a surprise to find a well visited religious shrine in a beer town. The beauty of the walk(hike) up to the shrine served as the days exercise and the experience visiting the many grottoes and church was fascinating. The do have carts for those unable to make the trek. A pleasant change from the downtown bar scene.

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