Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios, San Pedro Cholula
(4.4/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Sitting on top of a 54 m (177 ft) high pyramid, Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios represents both a tourists' favorite and a place of great historical significance. Built in the 16th century, the church features a distinct Neoclassical architecture and walls decorated with 24-carat gold. The building's main feature remains a famed image of Our Lady of the Remedies, a gilded depiction brought to the New World in 1519. Using our custom trip planner, San Pedro Cholula attractions like Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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TripAdvisor
  • Perfect place to admire the city of puebla to walk and enjoy good company, that if. you climb and do you exercise while you climb out the heart, but it's worth, I recommend a bit of sunscreen during the tour, get a few peanuts because there is a unique area where you can give food to many squirrels that already used them and are very close. the Church pretty sure will take photos of your visit unforgettable.
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  • I sincerely am not a lot of visiting churches, In my personal opinion is not as importante as the town plaza, food and people. However, this one in particular has its uniqueness that you CAN'T miss in...  more »
  • We took the ramp up to the church and the views increasingly grew more impressive leading to a stunning 360 degree view at the top as we walked around the perimeter. It was a Saturday afternoon and th...  more »
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  • This beautiful church sits atop the world's largest pyramid: one sacred site above another. Views from the exterior courtyards are stunning and well worth the long hike up the hill. Take your time on the way up: enjoy the vendors, pause to gaze out at the surrounding city, and people watch.
  • This place is so beautiful! You can see the city and even the Popocatepetl from the top. On your way there you can see the archeological site that was below the church and once you get to the building it's just breathtaking. Loved it!
  • Beautiful church and pyramid. An unbelievably steep climb so be prepared to have a major workout.
  • Amazing archaeological combo... a historic church atop an ancient pyramid.
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