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“What an experience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe

Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe
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Ranked #5 of 450 things to do in Mexico City
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Owner description: This famous church, located on the site where an Indian claimed to have seen the Virgin of Guadalupe in 1531, contains an image of her that is the most famous religious icon in all of Mexico.
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“What an experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We went on sunday and it was packed with pilgrimage from all over Mexico!! They dress up in their costume andIbanners. set up tents and tarps listening to sermon broadcast during the day. The place is quite big.
If you prefer the lone time there maybe week day is better.
Even though there are thousand of people there,we felt their spirit of worshipping.

Visited July 2014
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“a sprawling yet beautiful set of buildings, both new and old”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The Basilica area sort of just "appears" in the north side of town. The old Basilica and associated churches and buildings are beautiful to view. The new Basilica is "modern" (by 1970 terms?), and is more beautiful on the inside than the out, in my view. Great way to spend an hour or two, and then buy a trinket or two in the numerous shops around the periphery.

Visited July 2014
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San Diego, California
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“Mexico City vacation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

An absolute beautiful place to visit. The churches are beautiful and so are the grounds. This place is a must....

Visited July 2014
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Philadelphia
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“What a Treasure!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I traveled to Mexico City with friends from church. The Shrine was lovely! The grounds were very beautiful! I was able to attend Mass and visit each of the churches.

Visited April 2014
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Northborough, Massachusetts
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“One of the most holly places of the Catholic faith in this world”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you have never visited this holly place,second in visitor to the Vatican in Rome, you have not experienced such an angelical feeling in your soul
Just to look at the real place where the Virgen de Guadalupe appear so many centuries ago,walk through the gardens and pray at the Basilica,is so astonishing that will remain in your soul forever

Visited June 2014
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