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Expiatory Temple, Guadalajara

(4.8/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
Look up and admire Expiatory Temple, an imposing but attractive place of worship. Construction began in 1897, under the command of Archbishop Pedro Loza y Pardave, and was completed 75 years later, after building was repeatedly interrupted by contemporary events, such as the Mexican Revolution and the Cristero War. The church displays an impressive neo-gothic architectural style, primarily featuring stone carved in a way reminiscent of the Middle Ages. The interior displays three separate Italian mosaics, created in the Vatican, while the high roofs and stained glass works create a sense of awe with their artistry and scale. Put Expiatory Temple on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Guadalajara trip itinerary builder.
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  • The temple is beautiful, day it looks great and you can appreciate the Apostles coming out, night has lighting that makes it look great, the truth not I decide how I like more.
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  • Continues to be an exceptionally beautiful place in all aspects, but it will be more even when fully completed. I've seen his progress for more than fifty years and by complicated details in its construction inside and above all abroad, apparently going to go another 50 years that someone may see it fully completed
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  • Truly beautiful and breathtaking and this is coming from a non religious person. I was ready to go in and worship. One of the most beautiful temples I have ever visited.  more »