Templo expiatorio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, Leon

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Religious Site
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. Templo expiatorio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Leon Edition.
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  • The splendor at this temple (catholic church dedicated to Jesus Sacred Heart) starts from outside whe you got impressed for the size of this church, the when you got in there: the magnificent hand mad...  more »
  • It is a recent construction, completed appears in 2012 but began as in 1920, it is worth visiting a place that took 90 years to be built. At night there are projections in a facade so both day and night is a nice place to which to attend.
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  • It is worth going to this site when you visit Leon. Impressive architecture and details that has. In addition, is good setting for a photo shoot of your holiday/visit to this city.
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  • Hermoso templo
  • The church is beautiful and loved the market! The people are very friendly too
  • Audacious and surreal, a pastel dream of Notre Dame
  • It's quite an extraordinary church, especially inside. It that stands in an empty square, which makes all the more visible.
  • Very nice place