Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato, Guanajuato
(4.6/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato and many more Guanajuato attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Guanajuato itinerary builder.
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  • The church is nicely illuminated in the evening and one can sit in a sidewalk cafe across the plaza, gazing at its beauty. The church has handsome lines and an attractive bell tower. The interior has ...  more »
  • I admire the architects of Guanajuato for power dominate the color. The brightest Cathedral I've visited but I was very impressed.
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  • Heavily ornate Church with Spanish leanings yet has its own Mexican influence in the finer details. It is a small Basilica so does not take long to see it.