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Expiatory Temple

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Address: Calle Francisco Indelecio Madero 935, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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+52 33 3825 3410
08:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00

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Wait for the doll carrousell every hour on the hour

This church has an amazing carrillo. which is a bell instrument that plays songs every 15 minutes. But on the hour a parade of dolls circle a balcony. The temple itself is a ver... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This church has an amazing carrillo. which is a bell instrument that plays songs every 15 minutes. But on the hour a parade of dolls circle a balcony. The temple itself is a ver impresive neo-gothic construction. A must in Guadalajara.

Thank Victor S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is gorgeous. The grey stone is a marvelous contrast for the glass scenes, the coming in natural light, and the magnificent altar. I did not have enough time to take the whole place in. The surrounding buildings are also worth everyone's attention.

Thank Currambera50
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

24 hour choice for Adoration in a beautiful European style church. This is a top visiting choice for visitors.

Thank Alfonso R
Round Rock, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got the end of the mass in the Temple and it is really a comfortable place to be in. The architecture is fantastic with it vitrals (stained glass windows) and high ceilings. A great place to visit while in downtown.

Thank mattos_family
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Temple is well worth seeing. It displays an architecture and history that quite frankly I wasn't aware of!

Thank Bob D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Breathtakingly beautiful! Lots of vendors outside and old couples dancing. We went on a Sunday afternoon and we attended mass. It was fantastic!

Thank Bertha T
Seattle, Washington
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2 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The Temple features striking gothic architecture, and the interior and exterior of the Temple were immaculately clean.

Thank FryWDAJR
washington dc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This plaza is bustling with activity on Sundays. Lots of food and dancing on the plaza. Look for the lady who sells tamales on the side of the cathedral, she sells many flavors but the best are strawberry and pineapple. Be respectful of the church there is usually mass being said so be quite and dress modestly.

Thank robert4704
Plano, Texas
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Truly beautiful and breathtaking and this is coming from a non religious person. I was ready to go in and worship. One of the most beautiful temples I have ever visited.

Thank Carol M
Monterrey, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

If you are the kind of person that loves and admires architecture, specially historic, you should arrange a visit to feel and live the experience of being under these super tall archs and towers. Free to public. Easy convenient public parking. About $12 pesos an hour.

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