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Church of San Diego (Iglesia de San Diego)

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The reddish/rust domes and the outside front facade are worthy of the journey

This church sits sandwiched between the jardin, the teatro juarez and to the entrance of the... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
chicago90Phoenix
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phoenix
The original little church

A small humble location that survived the floods and reconstruction. Interesting to see the... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
docntx
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Texas
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A lavishly decorated 17th-century pink cathedral.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed December 16, 2017

This church sits sandwiched between the jardin, the teatro juarez and to the entrance of the funicular. Very convenient. It is smack in the heart of people watching and all the activities that begin in front of the church. The interior is well maintained and...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

A small humble location that survived the floods and reconstruction. Interesting to see the different limestones. The greenish limestone is a signature of Guanajuato's quarries.

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Reviewed June 22, 2017

As a Mexican Catholic, I feel it is my duty to view as many churches as I am able too. The great architecture of the past seems to be gone because churches are not built like this anymore. Nice outside baroque architecture above the entrance,...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2017

This church is right in front of tha main square. You have to go in and explore all the rich history that is depicted in its paintings and figures. Be respectful when you go in due to the fact that it's not a museum but...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2017

Very beautiful and historic church. Peaceful inside and nice stop during our walk around day in Guanajuato.

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Reviewed March 19, 2017

This church faces the busy Plaza de Jardin and it is now only a small fraction of what was originally because of destructions and flooding. The facade is a very ornate baroque, the building has original orange and red colors, and the inside is also...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2017

From the outside, it is quite impressive. Inside, it is stunning! Beautiful colonial cathedral, with a number of side altars. There were also masses and ceremonies taking place during the day and evenings. (Please dress respectfully if you plan to go inside)

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Reviewed December 20, 2016

Due to my husband being Catholic, we generally have to visit every church on every trip. Though I have no interest in church history, I do find that a real taste of the local culture is embedded in the the art of the churches. This...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2016

This church has such an amazing history, I was with a walking tour that took us up here, (via car as there was a festival on that day and it was impossible to get through the crowds below) the interior is beautiful with amazing gold...More

Thank JenniferAJordan
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

Like so many of the reviews, this church is totally amazing. If you think that the exterior is ornate, wait until you see the interior. One does not know which way to look first! It probably is the most beautiful church we have been to...More

Thank hansulricha
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