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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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TripAdvisor
  • The Church both outside and inside is very nice. Very beautiful architecture apart the inner chapels are gold.
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  • A church which calls respect to enter, walking has a guide string which you will only pass along certain roads authorized more the landscape at the gates to see the Sun bathing the mountains. Certainly it cannot pass.
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  • Beautiful church within the Valencian village called San Cayetano, has a beautiful facade and two beautiful towers, inside beautiful paintings and frescoes can be seen and has 3 beautiful altarpieces of gold, its altar is also beautiful.
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Google
  • 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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