Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, Mexico City

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Religious Site
Explore the massive, elaborate structure of Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, the central place of worship for the country's patron saint. Located on the spot where the Virgin of Guadalupe allegedly appeared in the 16th century, this structure remains one of Catholicism's major pilgrimage sites, known for housing the cloak of Saint Juan Diego. Erected in the 1970s, the circular church can hold up to 10,000 worshippers and boasts 15,000 niches in its main crypt. The shrine also houses a famous image of the Virgin, considered one of the most important religious depictions in Mexico. Right next to this landmark you can also visit an older church from the 18th century, known for its impressive facade and marble statues. Before you head to Mexico City, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Mexico City vacation route planner, to make sure you see all that Mexico City has to offer, including Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe.
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  • You're or unbelieving of the Virgin, it is worthwhile to go to visit the Virgin of Guadalupe, an incredible peace feels
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  • We were fortunate enough to have a very knowledgeable personal guide who gave us a great history of the Shrine. We were very touched by the Basilica and the service therein. Make sure that you go arou...  more »
  • I've been 3 times, go prepared to walk and climb many stairs if you decide to go to the Church where the events happened. There is a church that is modern, that is the image of the Virgin and all a pilgrimage. I went with my employee Christian rs and is admired the beauty of the grounds and the faith of many devotees. The landscape is very nice up. We must dare to part of the heart of the Latin Catholic Church
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  • A great place for those devoted to Our Lady, or just anyone interested in Her.
  • 2 or 3 hours is enough to visit this place. Well maintaining and very paceful
  • ¡Ven bonito! Really Pretty!
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  • Blessed Virgin help please Edith González to completely eradicate the cancer.
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