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Expiatory Temple

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Address: Calle Francisco Indelecio Madero 935, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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Neogothic architecture in Guadalajara

The Expiatory Temple was built early XX Century by the renowned Italian architect Adamo Boari, which is also responsible for the design of the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2015
Guadalajara, Mexico
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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43 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

The Expiatory Temple was built early XX Century by the renowned Italian architect Adamo Boari, which is also responsible for the design of the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City. It is a fine example of neo-gothic architecture. If you are around the Americana neighborhood it is a good idea to take a look at the temple. After visiting... More 

Thank demiansolis
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Very impressed with the way the church is maintained inside and out. It must have a lot of history behind it being in the centre of the of Guadalajara.

Thank Makjeev
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

You see many churches in Mexico but this is definitely 1 of the most impressive. If you get to historic centre you can't miss it. It's as impressive inside as well so make sure you go inside for a few minutes.

Thank Robert C
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Located near downtown, the temple is a must-visit if your are in Guadalajara. The style and the architecture made it unique among other buldings, churchs and even the same Cathedral: great windows with colorful stained glass.

Thank Adrian G
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2015

A beautiful gothic temple, with great glass works, the atmosphere outside is peaceful and you can very easily forget that you are in the middle of a city.

Thank Arnoldo R
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The Expiatory stands tall above all other churches in Guadalajara and surpasses the cathedral in beauty. The glasswork of its windows is beautiful and its gothic architecture is simple but elegant and imposing. If you like visiting churches or you like gothic architecture, you will definitely enjoy visiting this one.

Thank Fabian M
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

In my opinion, this is the most beautiful gothic structure in the city, inside and out. Inside you'll find gorgeous stained glass and stonework, outside the impressive facade and a clock with figurines that appear and rotate around at certain times of the day. It has a large plaza outside its doors with seating and a fountain, a plaza where... More 

Thank mezcalindo
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

The temple was absolutely amazing. Plus, a priest that was killed by the drug wards has been laid to rest here. There are many santos here and each story is very interesting.

Thank Maria H
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

This a beautiful place to visit with friends or family. If you know explore cities Guadalajara is to perfect place to do it. You will find old buildings like modern buildings. This city has the combination of culture and tradition. I love walk around the city with my friends and take photos of this icons THE EXPIATORY TEMPLE this is... More 

Thank Juan Jose T
Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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132 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

the expiatorio temple is the most impresive of the region, from my point of view, fare more of great architecture them the cathedral of guadalajara or the temple of zapopan. the expiatorio is great from outside and the end afternoon reflexion of the temple into the modern glas building of University of Gadalajara.The inside of the temple is also very... More 

Thank Jean Pierre B

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