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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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  • Located in the center of Morelia the cathedral dates from the 1500's. It is a quiet place to rest and reflect but also a place of celebration. We saw two weddings which were a charming insight into Me...  more »
  • Located outside the city centre, not far from the old aqueduct. Is well maintained, with a nave, with beautiful architecture and very "addictive".
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  • A church with great architectural view their biggest party on December 12 with a series of Mexican appetizers
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