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Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Ocotlan

Calle Hidalgo 1 | Ocotlan, Tlaxcala, Mexico
+52 246 462 1073
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Beautiful Church

You need to visit the chapel behind the altar. There are some beautiful paintings plus a table... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2017
West Covina, California
Another beautiful church

Mexico is full of beautiful churches. The history of this one is very interesting and is displayed... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2016
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Calle Hidalgo 1 | Ocotlan, Tlaxcala, Mexico
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Reviewed March 17, 2017

You need to visit the chapel behind the altar. There are some beautiful paintings plus a table that must be seen. The top of the table is from the trunk of a tree (one solid piece). Imagine the number of years the tree was. There...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Mexico is full of beautiful churches. The history of this one is very interesting and is displayed on the walls

Thank Johanna S
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Only about 10 years after the apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City, that Our Lady of Ocotlan appeared to Juan Diego (no relation to the Juan Diego of OLG). Since there was a plague she provided him a miraculous spring so the...More

Thank MariaTonis
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting visit. The place also offers a great view of popocatepetl... a must seen in tlaxcala.

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Reviewed May 3, 2016

While riding the Tranvia Tour you can visit this place. A very important church, a Basilica with a festivity once a year. Really big, well preserved and with a view.

Thank azb61
Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Ocotlan is must Wether in puebla or tlaxcala. Built in the 1500 the church was finished by Indians. The virgen appeared to an Indian who in the end took the statue to the current temple. Sea shells are theme here, where the biggest one houses...More

Thank lforest
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Basilica de Ocotlan is beautiful inside,visited a while back.We stopped here foe mass. We were able to buy same water from the spring that the Virgin Mary in 1541 showed herself to Juan Diego Bernadino and told him this water will cure the village people...More

Thank MBB1952
Reviewed August 12, 2015

This was a stop on the tour we took on a bus from the Constitution Square. It is a beautiful church. There was a Quincinera going on at the time so we were able to see a bit of culture.

Thank RayHebert
Reviewed June 2, 2015

One of the most elaborate baroque churches we've seen in Mexico, which is saying a lot! Several artists were working on scaffolding, restoring the gilding around the altar. We were there the week after a fiesta of the Virigin of Ocotlan, and pilgrims were praying...More

Thank alm711
Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is one of the most revered Sanctuaries of Mexico. The name comes from the Ocotlán hill, on the top of which the Sanctuary is perched. The church was built after the appearance of the Virgin Mary to a local countryman in 1541, but the...More

1  Thank Marco_Polo499
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