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Guadalupe Sanctuary, Morelia

(4.9/5 based on 340 reviews on the web)
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. To visit Guadalupe Sanctuary on your trip to Morelia, use our Morelia tourist route planner.
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  • El concepto churrigueresco de la arquitectura de este lugar, es una muestra de la regionalización de ese estilo. La excelente conservación del lugar es un agasajo a la vista. No se lo pierdan si visit...  more »
  • This particular church reminded us of the many we had seen in Portugal. Very ornate and a lot of gold..... The ceiling/dome were absolutely made for photos.....stunning, so intricately and delicately ...  more »
  • This unique church is located in the heart of "historical down town morelia" The baroque style is characteristic of the whole area, but this particular church is well preserved and still in regular us...  more »