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“Impressive”

Templo La Valenciana
Ranked #11 of 76 things to do in Guanajuato
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Owner description: This lavish 18th-century church was built by a silver baron from the nearby Valenciana mine.
Reviewed December 30, 2012

take the time to make the trip up the hill to Valenciana to see this cathedral & views of the valley. It is lavishly ornate, with gold leaf carved altars & beautiful stonework. You can get the Valenciana bus from near the Alhondiga for 5 pesos, & enjoy the ride with a few hairpin curves:)

Thank Brenda M
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Reviewed December 23, 2012

Emormous amount of gold used to overlay altars. Interesting artworks on walls. What intrigued me most was the fact that only the wealthy were allowed inside to see the beauty. Ordinary people were not allowed in to worship in colonial days.

Thank Gerald T
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Reviewed December 19, 2012

Beautiful and intriguing baroque church on outskirts of Guanajuato (GTO) with panoramic views of the surrounding region. You can take a local bus up there from a bus stop near the Alhondiga in GTO or a taxi for about 35-40 pesos.

Thank Rodrigo C
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

Small but very decorated ancient church back from the days where more than half of the silver used in the world was digged from Guanajuato. Since is part of most city tours, you do not have to worry about getting there, If you go onw your own, surely you will get to it when you visit the old Mine,

Thank J-L-1977
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Reviewed July 2, 2012

This large church is situated in Valentiana. It is very impressive from outside and is decorated with paintings inside.
Nearby are old mine entrances which can be visited

Thank Hunt4Paul
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