Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios, San Pedro Cholula

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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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  • We visited here from Puebla via Uber (a great way to get here) and walked up to the top. Note - this was prior to the volcano erupting. To be fair there's not a huge amount to see, but it is a nice vi...  more »
  • Take your time, you are at altitude! There are both steps and ramps going up. The exterior of the church is freshly painted and the interior is gorgeous. It is small and intimate with a lot of gold. Y...  more »
  • Well the ascent to the Church is not nothing encouraging... hahaha... it's sooo pending. They have patience, it's not far, but you get tired. Before you arrive, there are several points where you can stop to see the city however the best view the Church has. If you take a good photographic equipment you can use a zoom and get great photos of the city (there are 1000 how churches) and Popocatepetl is there against ti. It's great. When I was was slightly covered by a gray layer of air (I don't know if it was pollution, some said yes g others not) but it looked like and makes one to another humarada. It is very very nice.
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