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What the town revolves around.

The whole reason to come to town is to go here. Lovely church with easy visual access to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
A absolute must see location, especially if you are into History and are Catholic!

I travel a little bit and always try to visit the local Catholic Churches and Basilicas. This one... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
Gracie V
Fontana, California
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Calle Diana 5, San Juan de Los Lagos, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole reason to come to town is to go here. Lovely church with easy visual access to the Virgin. Year long pilgrims and lots of activities to place your valuables accordingly as they are easy to slip away.

Thank Joseph_Toone
Reviewed June 27, 2018

I travel a little bit and always try to visit the local Catholic Churches and Basilicas. This one is truly one the BEST in architecture and History. It is very traditional looking with the huge open Basilica space and height of the ceilings, it is...More

1  Thank Gracie V
Reviewed November 26, 2017

The Basilica is amazing is the most spiritual place you can visit I had been in several churches but not like the basilica you heart fill of peace and faith..It is very crowd we were able to attend mass maybe that is why it was...More

Thank xzc7988
Reviewed October 1, 2017

My first tip is: you should go early morning to avoid crowds. This Cathedral has a enormous tradition and is visitied by people across the country and those who lives overseas as US.

Thank Leo E
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Catedral Basílica de Nuestra Señora de San Juan de los Lagos. The Cathedral was magnificent & massive, it was filled with people from all over Mexico & around the world. It's the 2nd most visited church in Mexico (the 1st is Basilica of Our Lady...More

Thank RobVera
Reviewed June 30, 2017

I'm a big fan of stone churches and old architecture.. This has both.. Centrally located in this city( My opinion) with a large public gathering space in front.. Vendors of many kinds are situated along side here.. Shop, eat or people watch here in this...More

1  Thank Sean F
Reviewed January 30, 2017

We always go to the Basilica. We find a friendly restaurant. Buy some of the Artesanias. Lots of goodies to buy. Lots of history.

Thank Alice A
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

San Juan de Los Lagos awesome experience. Loved the church and its surroundings. Has outside shops with lots of goodies to bring back home

Thank Anna G
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Our trip to the Basilica was not the best, but great in that there wasn't a ton of people inside or outside the basilica to deal with. Usually in August and in February, a lot of people come in procession, and that's when you must...More

1  Thank lanursa1
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

A must see in San Juan de Los Lagos. This cathedral was built in the 1760's by the Jesuite order. Thousands of peregrines visit Our Lady of San Juan yearly to take their offerings.

Thank Narda A
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Response from Narda A | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty to chose from, from hostels to three plus stars ones. Most are located around the main plaza and within walking distance to the historic area. Only challenge is the parking so if you are driving there make... More