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Guadalupe Sanctuary, Morelia

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Religious Site
Towering over the plaza, Guadalupe Sanctuary represents an 18th-century church featuring a baroque fa├žade 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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  • Of course when traveling to colonial or European jewels, you have to go to the churches. No matter your feelings about Catholicism, the churches are key to understanding the area. What's different abo...  more »
  • Must see visiting Morelia. Don't miss out, get there comfortably with the tourist bus which stops the time to visit the sanctuary
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  • It is a beautiful church which you should not miss on your trip to morelia, has encumbered many details which can be appreciated.
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