Guadalupe Sanctuary, Morelia

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#1 of 14 in Historic Sites in Michoacan
Towering over the plaza, Guadalupe Sanctuary represents an 18th-century church featuring a baroque façade and a lavishly decorated interior. The interior walls and roof are covered with a detailed pattern, elegantly painted in a mix of gold, blue, and pink. Seventeenth century oil paintings line the walls, depicting the Spanish missionaries' conquest over the religious traditions of the Aztecs. Overall the church produces an ambience portraying a dazzling example of art, Mexican culture, and religion. Put Guadalupe Sanctuary into our Morelia trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Morelia.
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  • Take the tour on the Xarengueti let you it down to visit the Church, and is wonderful, the architecture, this super conserved, we had a lady to sing at the time that the doorman and it was very enjoyable.
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  • Right next to the aqueduct, a pedestrian path shaded by a row of trees leads directly to the sanctuary of our Lady of Guadeloupe. Beautiful church all in length whose interior with bright colors on the ceiling and on the walls and its gilded arabesques is worth the trip.
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  • This chapel has a fantastic interior full of gilding and flowers. It is very much worth the walk from centro historico. In fact, if you walk from the cathedral area, you can see / shop at Museo Del Du...  more »

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