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Excellent tour of Lake Araeko and rock formations and village of San Ingnacio offered at the BW Creel

The Mision was part of the village tour. The church is surrounded by a valley of beutiful rock... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Allan Y
250 year old church

We went here during a nice tour with Jose from Tarahumara Tours in Creel. He drove us around and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“church” (5 reviews)
“mushrooms” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Creel, Mexico

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Mision was part of the village tour. The church is surrounded by a valley of beutiful rock formations. The building itself is sparse and the inside has photos of the stations of the cross as well as an altar. The pews were not on...More

Thank Allan Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here during a nice tour with Jose from Tarahumara Tours in Creel. He drove us around and showed us the Valley of the Frogs and the Mushrooms, this church and Petra's cave (she actually lives there). As a part of the Tarahumara community,...More

Thank Martijn710
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Built sometime before the Jesuits were expelled from the New World in the 1760s, the church is located in a Tarahumara community. The building has elements of syncretism of the original area beliefs blended with the Catholic teachings of the early Jesuit missionaries.

Thank LostInSpace
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Our guide took us inside this community. Very interesting local traditions and customs. The valley is beautiful with large extensions of land.

Thank elsa82015
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Is one of the best places, diferen type of history, first its in the mountains, second, the raramuris where one of the last tribes to be somited, so you can se in this place, compared with the central mexico

Thank richard m
Reviewed 7 June 2017

To get into the area is a small fee, but you get a map and the sites are a must see. You get access to the mission, valley of the frogs, mushrooms and monks. We saw the raramuri doing activities of daily life. Amazing trip...More

Thank Enrique D
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

It's quite spectacular due to its rough construction with the bare basic materials. Local women and children in colourful local costumes stand outside the church selling their crafts. If you ask these ladies some will let you take photo.

Thank Travellingfool2013
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the valley on a Sunday around midday. The whole valley was filled with locals coming to the church, the atmosphere was really impressive. Everyone dressed up in local clothes, no touristical aspect in it at all! The valley itself is already impressive to...More

Thank ftencate
Reviewed 22 November 2016

A very old and beautiful Mission church set in a beautiful valley surrounded by beautiful rock formation and home to many Taramuhara people, one of the highlight of the area surrounding Creel. A must see.

Thank Bob D
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