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Expiatory Temple, Guadalajara
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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 architecture magnificent even than the Cathedral, near the Centre and of many sites public to know.
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  • The most beautiful of the scapegoat, in addition to its Gothic architecture, is the life that is in the square facing you... can also find families, artisans, tacos, etc. Very cute.
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  • Truth is a work of art historical, inside has a beautiful, unique architecture and the best thing is that people can visit it when you like, even can go to mass whenever they want. coupled with this Sundays are very cultural in the square outside the atoning and you can even find different food in the jobs that are out there
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