Templo expiatorio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, Leon

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Admire the ornamental design and impressive scale of Templo expiatorio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, a Catholic cathedral. Construction began in 1921 and took some 91 years to complete--just in time for a visit from Pope Benedict XVI. Displaying a richly decorative Gothic Revival aesthetic, the large cathedral dominates the surrounding area, with the plaza at its front serving as a popular meeting place for locals and visitors. The interior features an atmospheric crypt with seven catacombs, and an impressive marble altar. Put Templo expiatorio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus at the forefront of your travel plans using our Leon trip itinerary builder .
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  • If you visit the city of León, Gto. It will be very interesting to include a trip to the Expiatori Temple of style Gothic-neo-Gothic, has some very interesting underground catacombs. Its architecture and design is of interest to guys and great lovers of culture, painting, murals, stained glass... For example the main entrance doors are made of bronze and are beautiful. You need to come to see such beauty. You can also enjoy the events in its outdoor or take a stroll along the cafes or restaurants of the around.
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  • One of the most beautiful in the city. stunning architecture on the outside and inside. You can not miss visiting this place
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  • It is a very beautiful temple, as all the expiratorios of mexico. Gothic makes his style very appealing. I liked to visit him.
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  • Beautiful church. We also enjoyed touring the crypt for 5 pesos each. It was amazing! The passages are narrow and the ceiling is very low in some of the passages. If you're claustrophobic or have small children who don't like to be enclosed, skip the crypt. Late afternoon has the best light.
  • It's a very nice church and has a small sitting area inront of the church and lots of restaurants around the area
  • It’s a beautiful cathedral that can be seen from a far distance and it is even more overwhelming when coming close. The exterior decoration is as good as interior.
  • Great church that combines modernism with gothic style.
  • It's a beautiful church but I can't believe it doesn't have access for disabled or at least I didn't see it and had a very hard time getting in.
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