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Virgin of Guadalupe

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Address: Mexico City, Mexico
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This was a great and emotional experience. Both churches (old & new) are beautiful. The story of Guadalupe is awesome. Definitely worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a great and emotional experience. Both churches (old & new) are beautiful. The story of Guadalupe is awesome. Definitely worth a visit.

Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're religious, this is the #1 pilgrimage site in Mexico. If you are not, it is still culturally interesting as you get to watch Mexican religiosity in its full breadth of expression. It is especially interesting during pilgrimage season, but be careful. Crowds really do rise to dangerous levels then, especially on December 12th and a couple of weeks... More 

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Sun City West
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hilltop houses the modern Basicila, built in 1976, and the 17th century Basicila, which by the 1970's was sinking into the soft soil. It is still possible to go into the 17th century Basicila, and it is beautiful, but the slope of the floor is quite noticeable. It is no longer used for worship other than private prayer. The... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of variety from new basilica to older chapels and churches. Despite lots of people still very easy to get around. There were so many masses going on at the basilica that it felt intrusive to explore it as much as we did the smaller churches. As a result we did not see the tilma. The gardens are excellent. Beautiful... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been told its the biggest church of Modern world. The church is not like a old one and the architecture is more like a big conference hall. There are many small churches in the complex which are old and good. A very important and holy place for Christians.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful contemporary Church. The church is huge and again they were having a mass which was very crowded. No walking around since there is nothing to see except for the alter - very nice!

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This is one place that you "have to" visit. You can feel the fervor of the locals for "Virgin of Guadalupe". You can light a candle, or buy a rose for the Virgin and do your petition for a favor o perhaps a miracle. They have an store to buy beautiful religious articles. Usually in one day you can visit... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

As an architecture buff, it was amazing to hear that the shape of the church is inspired by a Mexican poncho. It is meant to look like it is a safe place, giving its worshippers a hug or taking them under its wing, so to speak. Beautiful and modern! Visitors can also view the shroud without bothering worshippers, which is... More 

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Victoria, B.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This was an interesting visit; the new Basilica was finished in 1976 and is an incredible piece of architecture. The old shrine, where Our Lady of Guadalupe was said to be seen is hundreds of years old. Millions of people make pilgrimages here each year and we saw a few people enter entering the cathedral on their knees. Beautiful gardens... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This religious venue is not only beautiful and well built, it is a place where religion, spirituality, and culture meet. There are several religious buildings including the newer church. There is also a fantastic store in the back of the new building. When you exit the store, you can get anything that you bought or brought blessed (it is free,... More 

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