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Basilica de Zapopan, Guadalajara
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One of the most active sanctuaries in western Mexico, Basilica de Zapopan dates back to colonial Mexico and has acted as an important site for Catholicism since its founding. Visitors and locals attend mass weekly, and the church is the destination in the third-largest pilgrimage in the country. View the defining Baroque architecture from the outside, then take a tour through the inner halls of the church and observe the stonework and pieces of art within. Make Basilica de Zapopan a centerpiece of your Guadalajara vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Guadalajara itinerary builder.
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  • Beautiful building of colonial Doric style with gothic vaults, altarpieces; some compounds, other Ionians, the largest Corinthian and its facade is plateresque where twin towers., worth walking around the place and know a little more about our culture.
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  • The place is beautiful and full of history. The street vendors outside offer a bevy of local cuisine and treats. Very nice for a good evening. 
  • Like most of the city's churches, they are active sites of worship. Our visit was enhanced by several events happening: a quinceaneros and the transfer of the church's prized statue the Virgen de Zapo...  more »
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  • this is a really beautiful Catholic Church every stone is placing a perfect setting this Catholic church has a lot of detail
  • Bello edificio.
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  • .. .the Basílica de Zapopan... is a place that you should not miss if you come to Guadalajara... here is venerated the image of the Virgin of Zapopan... for thousands of years... Since every 12th of October held a pilgrimage... where thousands of faithful accompany it on its journey from the Guadalajara Cathedral to his house... the Basilica deZapopan... well all year... she visits many churches in the whole State of Jalisco... Mexico...
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  • Iconic symbol of Guadalajara, and place where people gather to show and share their faith. Beautiful sanctuary!
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