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Templo La Valenciana, Guanajuato
(4.2/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
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 history of the construction of this temple is worthy to be heard and for details of the altarpiece
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  • It can be reached by public transport. The interior of the temple is indescribable, bathed in gold... a few steps the mine is located.
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  • architecture steeped in history and beautiful view of the city, recommended to visit with friends and family
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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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