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The Church of Our Lady of the Refuge

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Address: Corner of Peru and Argentina, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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+52 322 222 4980

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Colorful Catholic Church in the Heart of Puerto Vallarta

This charming church, open to the public (but please be respectful and quiet as you enter), offers art and ambiance as you wander about. Take a moment to soak in the peace.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This charming church, open to the public (but please be respectful and quiet as you enter), offers art and ambiance as you wander about. Take a moment to soak in the peace.

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Warren, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely experience just to enjoy the peace, quiet and beauty of the simple but elegant church. This is well worth the time to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is unlike any I have ever seen. There were easily six sets of double doors that were completely wide open, inviting all to enter.

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tybee island, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried to find mass times on line but wandered over a couple of days before and saw times. On Sunday attended a Spanish service, only Enlish mass is at Guadalupe downtown. Choir was beautiful and am old enough when it was all in Latin which few understood. Gorgeous church, worth a visit after Guadalupe which is a must see.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We went to the church on Christmas Eve for services. The church was packed and the service typically long, but excellent. The band played throughout the service and helped make this a spiritual experience - although we don't know Spanish!

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We stayed just steps away from this cathedral, and seldom was it not in use and often very busy. It is beautiful, with a park in front of it where congregants often spill over into. The feeling is both reverent and sacred, yet windows and doors that open to the outside make it feel a bit open air as well.... More 

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Chapala, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Like all churches thie is yet another beautiful church. Those loving architecture usually love the churches of Mexico

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

This lovely church was a comforting experience and sermon and music by a guitar quintet - I am not a catholic but the Holy Spirit was in strong presence to this reviewer. We managed to visit several churches and were lucky to have the joy of just sitting and listening to 3 masses with totally different style and this was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

The church was constantly busy during last week of March. Every night there was local food and live entertainers in the square. Free, fun and authentic! Around 9:30 pm.it all ends with brief fireworks. We were staying closeby and it was a great way to end or start the evening.

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northern ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

did not attend mass there, on the bus route from the marina, stopped to take pictures the windows are interesting calm, peaceful spot in the busy town

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