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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  • definitely a place to visit, you're Catholic or not, its architecture is something that must be seen to others are found near the alley of romance and source of the tarascas, two places that you can not miss
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  • In the Church of Guadalupe you can see magnificent works with sheets of gold both in the dome, as the ceilings and altars.
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  • This is definitely a must see if you are visiting downtown Morelia. This temple is the perfect example of the Spanish baroque style decoration inside churches. As soon as you get in you are impressed ...  more »
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