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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  • To enjoy a bit of peace, go in the early morning. There are 8 mass but you can enjoy the stay and its stained glass windows even if you're not religious.
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  • We went to meet him, there is parking opposite, the place is huge and Gothic architecture is very attractive to the eye
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  • It is a must place to visit León, gto... not only is a beautiful temple, is a meeting place for decades, you can enjoy the famous pumps that sell out its snows of barrel, spectacular show of light and sound at night, crypts and its famous bar street
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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 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.
  • Beutiful church
  • It was peaceful
  • Love Love Love this place. I met T-Pain here.
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