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Templo La Valenciana, Guanajuato

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On a hill overlooking the city, Templo La Valenciana features a pink volcanic stone façade decorated with intricate carvings. The interior layout of this 18th century Mexican Churrigueresque church resembles a Latin cross and holds three towering Churrigueresque altarpieces covered in gold leaf with incredible detail and religious paintings. Antonio de Ordóñez, the owner of the La Valenciana mine, originally built the church in honor of his patron saint, Saint Cajetan, for the riches the mine provided. With our online itinerary creator, Guanajuato attractions like Templo La Valenciana can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Éo único lugar que vale a pena visitar en la Valenciana, seu interior é lindíssimo. Afrescos, quadros e enchapado en oro. Lindo! 
  • The tour guide did a wonderful job or relating the history of church. He was well informed on the contribution made by the owner of the mine who in gratitude for his wealth built this church. This chu...  more »
  • Una iglesia no terminada, pero con pinturas muy bonitas, en donde dependiendo de tu perspectiva se observa al Espíritu Santo como si fuera siguiéndote, así como la mirada de un niño. 
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  • Very nice
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  • Tourist area of the municipality of guanajuato, highly recommended
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  • Place to visit, has mines and a temple.
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