Guadalupe Sanctuary, Morelia

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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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  • The door was a little tricky to find but once you’re inside your eyes will be amazed. There was so much to look at and admire!  more »
  • Don't let go, it is the second most visited Catholic in the world, second only to the Vatican, go late in the afternoon, with a beautiful sunset and is more empty
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  • It is a church dedicated to the Guadeloupe very successful with a flamboyant baroque but I did not understand the term Sanctuary because nothing has no equivalent to the real sanctuary of Guadalupe of Mexico
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