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Guadalupe Sanctuary, Morelia
(4.9/5 based on 300+ 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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  • The shrine of Guadalupe BEAUTIFUL! must-see in morelia, if you raise to the tram ride around the city, this makes stop in a few minutes so you can get to know him, it's worth a lot
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  • Majestic inside! One of the most beautiful temples that I have visited. On the outside is very austere on the inside very detailed
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  • We missed this church first time we visited Morelia but I am glad it was opened on our last visit. It is absolutely beautiful, the interior of the church is breath taking.