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Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato

Calle Ponciano Aguilar 7, Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Beautiful church

This is another beautiful and historic church. It has been well kept and you can visit for free... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Las Vegas, NV
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Beautiful Basilica

One of many beautiful, elegant Basilicas in the area providing a sense of being in a spiritual place

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laine M
Jacksonville, Florida
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This 17th-century cathedral holds a wooden image of the Nuestra Senora de Guanajuato that is thought be the oldest piece of Christian art in Mexico.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
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Calle Ponciano Aguilar 7, Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is another beautiful and historic church. It has been well kept and you can visit for free. (Donations are accepted) if you want to take pictures make sure you turn off your flash.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of many beautiful, elegant Basilicas in the area providing a sense of being in a spiritual place

Thank Laine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place to visit. It feels as if you are in Europe. The building and architectural structures are overwhelmingly amazing. A camera is unable to capture its beauty.

Thank mcorno
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Basilica is lovely inside and out. Guests are welcome but should be respectful to the churchgoers.

Thank Christopher A
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This church is right in the center of the historical district. In the evening the place gets crowed with people visiting the nearby shops and cafes, or locals coming in for a stroll. Very beautiful church. You can walk in inside and enjoy a quite...More

Thank aandn2015
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Almost right in the middle of downtown Guanajuato. I went to see it closely on my last nite here. I noticed the statue of the Pope on the right side of the church. It is an architectural marvel with the chandeliers and gold inside. I...More

Thank Marta E
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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Interior is beautiful and we were lucky enough to catch a wedding. Do stop by for a look inside. I am catholic so I do stops give some thanks to the lord for my safe travels amongst other things.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

40 steps take you inside a magical place. The paintings inside are inspiring. I especially liked the one of Jesus and the boy on his right side. The picture of the white dove is also spectacular. Our guide told us about each painting and the...More

Thank jimsnelling
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Inside it out this structure is beautiful. Off a bright Sunny day it glows with color. At night, It's also beautiful. This is a great center piece in a beautiful city.

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 13 May 2017

when you are walking around and see this church look amazing with all the old building surrounded it. also you have bus stop easy to identify and find as it is a really good point to look at.

Thank Eva B
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Tricia D
13 November 2016|
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We are here now, and yes, it is chilly. We wish we had packed more warm clothes. leggings or blue jeans are worn by most pedestrians we have seen in the streets. but bring jackets and scarves. also, make sure your hotel has... More
11 May 2016|
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