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Church of Our Virgin of Health (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Salud)

| Patzcuaro, Patzcuaro, Mexico
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Charming and local

worth the time to visit - interesting details inside and out - cool in th heat of the day which... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Zbjhnstn
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Paris, France
Our fair lady of health

Image of our lady of health is beautiful art performed by ancient habitants of Pátzcuaro led by... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Cinthya Y
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This church in Patzcuaro contains many interesting religious icons, including the Virgin of Health, who is alleged to have powerful healing abilities.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good33%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“few years” (2 reviews)
“interior” (5 reviews)
“sanctuary” (2 reviews)
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| Patzcuaro, Patzcuaro, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

worth the time to visit - interesting details inside and out - cool in th heat of the day which makes it all the nicer

Thank Zbjhnstn
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Image of our lady of health is beautiful art performed by ancient habitants of Pátzcuaro led by Vasco de Quiroga also known as Tata Vasco. She resisted the attack of a drunk man who shot at her and the bullet did nothing to the glass...More

Thank Cinthya Y
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a church on a plateau two blocks from the main square. The church is relatively simple on the outside and more ornate on the inside and houses frequently religious activities. Interesting is also the ground outside the church, with many vendors of textile,...More

Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Attractive area with lots of local selling and activity coupled with loud celebrations and absolutely gorgegous flower arrangements everywhere...nice worthwhile stop

Thank tornillo2015
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We are not particularly religious but since we were going to Patzcuaro a few years ago a family friend (who is from Patzcuaro) told us to go pray at the Basilica about a family tragedy. We did and who knows why, but things improved. We...More

Thank Kate C
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is the second time I visit this church. This time around, we were lucky to witness a wedding with mariachi music. Very kewl. I learned more about the history of the Madonna that resides here. The Virgin of Health, or Virgen de la Salud...More

Thank minerva b
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Location up the upper portion of town, the interior of the sanctuary appears to be mostly original. Lots of gilding on the altars. The 12 stations of the cross surround the sanctuary floor from front left counter-clockwise to front right. The outer patio for the...More

Thank TracyH566
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Join countless other visitors and residents of Patzcuaro to venerate Nuestra Senora de Salud. Important as a religion site more than an architectural attraction. .

Thank peripatetic845
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Impresive interior of the cathedral. Single Java arrangement Spanish baroque A real just to co in the Town.

Thank Michal G
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I live in Mexico and believe me I have seen my share of churches. I enjoy them all. Many look very similar and other have just that difference that really makes them a must see. From it[s history to the very open and large feel,...More

Thank Deana S
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