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Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

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Address: 5250 Justin Road, La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone Number: 608/782-5440
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A wonderful Shrine to visit to enrich your faith

Chapel, church, restraurant, pilgramage walk, memorials to the unborn, and much more to see await you at this beautiful shrine about 5 miles southeast of La crosse, WI. All... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Alyce W
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Chapel, church, restraurant, pilgramage walk, memorials to the unborn, and much more to see await you at this beautiful shrine about 5 miles southeast of La crosse, WI. All faiths are welcome.

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Holmen, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Love the setting and the beautiful artwork. Not Catholic, but well worth the visit. Good restaurant too.

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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, United States
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89 reviews 89 reviews
41 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The Shrine is a modern building devoted to the Virgin, beautifully appointed. The 100-acre grounds include a visitors' center, a rosary walk, stations of the cross, a friary, and a votive chapel. Peaceful, with wonderful vistas of the farm and wood lands nearby. We visited for an hour and went on refreshed in mind, body and spirit.

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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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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143 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 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
50 helpful votes 50 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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