Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato, Guanajuato

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Pay a visit to Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato, the striking 17th-century yellow church dominating Plaza de la Paz. Showcasing the simple Mexican Baroque style, the basilica stands on a small hill in the heart of the city, overlooking the main square. Admire the vibrantly painted facade of the church and its ornate pink sandstone entrance, carved with images of saints. Step inside to see the revered image of the Virgin Mary, decorated with jewels and gifted to the city by King Phillip II of Spain. See Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato and all Guanajuato has to offer by arranging your trip with our Guanajuato day trip tool .
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  • What a lovely treat this was. There was some sort of ceremony going on when I happened upon this gem that is sat down in a cafe across the street and just watch the performers in the church courtyard....  more »
  • Well-preserved Basilica, central in the city, very nice point inside is worth a ride to learn, high religious and architectural significance.
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  • I like this place because its basilica this beautiful rather large and pleasant climate very well the place
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