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Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

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Quite a surprise

This shrine is tucked away in the woods along a serene walking path . Path is paved & if you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trisha U
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Beautiful place to visit

Even if you are not Catholic, you would find this place beautiful. Very nice walk up to the church... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shirley R
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe will forever be a spiritual destination for visitors from all over the world. The Shrine is nestled on over 100 acres of God’s Country in the Mississippi River Valley. In addition to the many beautiful chapels...more
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5250 Justin Rd, La Crosse, WI 54601-2347
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This shrine is tucked away in the woods along a serene walking path . Path is paved & if you can not make the walk they will bring you on golf carts . There are restrooms and a gift shop . No charge to enter...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you are not Catholic, you would find this place beautiful. Very nice walk up to the church (if you can't walk up a hill they provide a ride up to the church).More

Thank Shirley R
GuadalupeShrine, Shrine Staff at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Shirley R, Thank you for your five star review of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. It's sounds like you enjoyed a peaceful walk along our 1/2 mile long Meditation Trail. Our Welcome Center, Church, Chapel, and Meditation Trail are all open year...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I visited after a hard rain storm, so the flowers were beaten down. Beautiful inspirational setting. We had a light lunch in the beautiful dining room.Very good food and service. It was a short visit, but very enjoyable.More

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GuadalupeShrine, Shrine Staff at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mnlady, Thank you for your thoughtful five star review of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Thank you also reviewing our Culina Mariana Cafe! We hope that you will have more time to experience God's peace and renewal during your your next pilgrimage...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very peaceful property that is well maintained and educational. It does require a lot of walking but golf carts are available for those who cannot make the trek up the steep hill. There are plenty of benches to rest upon as well. If you’re...More

Thank Brian S
GuadalupeShrine, Shrine Staff at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Brian S, Thank you for your review of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and appreciated the peaceful atmosphere of Shrine and grounds. We hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed August 17, 2018

This area of Wisconsin is so beautiful. Perfect for the Shrine. The restaurant is the same level as the parking lot. ( great breakfast) When you are ready to go up the bluff, ask for a ride. Our driver was very kind and knowledgeable. Explained...More

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GuadalupeShrine, Shrine Staff at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

ChaseburgRae, Thank you for your 5 star review of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Shrine and also to our Culina Mariana Cafe. The Shrine depends on many dedicated volunteers to...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Travel up the bluff is made possible by tram. Not sure if it was Lady of Guadalupe. Not sure what she looked like I think she had big feet.More

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GuadalupeShrine, Shrine Staff at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mike B, the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in it's mission, "serves the spiritual needs of those who suffer poverty in body and soul. It is a place of ceaseless prayer for the corporal and spiritual welfare of God's Children, especially those in...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

This was more than we expected. Thought our grandchildren would be bored but they liked the stain glassed windows in the chapel and the church and we all enjoyed the walk to the shrine and church at the top. It was a warm day but...More

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GuadalupeShrine, Shrine Staff at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Beth S, Thank you for your 5 star review of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with your grandchildren. Autumn is a beautiful season to visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe,...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

This was an absolute beautiful place so serene and peaceful.The cardinal from mexico was there and so was cardinal burke.More

Thank Lisa S
GuadalupeShrine, Shrine Staff at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lisa S, Thank you for your simple and beautiful review of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. It was an honor to host the Cardinal from Mexico as well as our Founder Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke this past July. We hope you will...More

Reviewed July 18, 2018

Very peaceful and beautiful..... People who work there are very informative; they will explain everything about the Shrine. There is a gift shop and restaurant too.More

Thank desj713
GuadalupeShrine, Shrine Staff at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear desj713, Thank you for your thoughtful review of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The staff and volunteers enjoy the privilege informing and educating visitors on the History and Mission of the Shrine. We hope you will tell others about the Shrine and...More

Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

This is an awesome tribute to Our Lord and the miraculous apparition of our Lady to the people of Mexico. A very Holy place. Go for Mass, tour and contemplative prayer. So peaceful and serene.More

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GuadalupeShrine, Shrine Staff at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lwinktoo, Thank you for the beautiful review of your pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse. It is in our Mission to recall the appearances of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico in the year 1531 and proclaims once...More

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Bussy E
December 17, 2017|
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Response from bpeppy | Reviewed this property |
You would fly into La Crosse Airport, La Crosse Wisconsin. Then rent a car or Uber. Probably not open at this time of year.
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Linda K
October 17, 2016|
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Response from GuadalupeShrine | Property representative |
Yes! But if you are seeking a plenary indulgence then the normal conditions of prayer for the Pope, Holy Communion, Holy Mass, and detachment from sin still apply.
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Linda K
September 23, 2016|
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Response from Lorri A | Reviewed this property |
I am a retired Elementary Principal and Catholic School teacher, and offer you these suggestions-- 1) The Native-American Woman is Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native-American Saint. Many don't know about her, so she... More
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