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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  • The sites of this quaint city are so breathtaking! Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato, included. I recommend coming into the city of Guanajuato during the day and staying to see the sites in the eveni...  more »
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Where to stay in Guanajuato

Among the narrow streets and colorful buildings of the World Heritage-listed city center, you'll find a selection of tasteful boutique hotels. The streets around Jardin de la Union and Universidad de Guanajuato offer some of best the best choices and proximity to historical attractions. There's plenty on offer for budget travelers, too, with a range of hostels and small guesthouses at very reasonable prices. You can find some even more affordable options south of the center, around Cerro de los Leones.
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