Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato, Guanajuato

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Religious Site
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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  • one of the churches more beautiful in my travelled the route of independence, as well as its architecture and its inner beauty, their exterior colors and interiors, worth
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  • As in other colonial towns that we visited, Querétaro and miguel allende it makes good stroll and s stop on a bench of one of the many places in the shade of beautifully trimmed trees there is a lovely serenity
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  • This cathedral is quite simple, compared to the cathedrals of Zacatecas, Morelia an Puebla, but it yellow color make it visible since any high point of the city, it is a remarkable reference point and...  more »