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Church of San Diego (Iglesia de San Diego)

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Am amazed at the talent the artisans of yesteryear had..

As a Mexican Catholic, I feel it is my duty to view as many churches as I am able too. The great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marta E
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El Paso, Texas
Great History Lesson

This church is right in front of tha main square. You have to go in and explore all the rich... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
whicho1969
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Olmito, Texas
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A lavishly decorated 17th-century pink cathedral.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a Mexican Catholic, I feel it is my duty to view as many churches as I am able too. The great architecture of the past seems to be gone because churches are not built like this anymore. Nice outside baroque architecture above the entrance,...More

Thank Marta E
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This church is right in front of tha main square. You have to go in and explore all the rich history that is depicted in its paintings and figures. Be respectful when you go in due to the fact that it's not a museum but...More

Thank whicho1969
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Very beautiful and historic church. Peaceful inside and nice stop during our walk around day in Guanajuato.

Thank euscarol
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This church faces the busy Plaza de Jardin and it is now only a small fraction of what was originally because of destructions and flooding. The facade is a very ornate baroque, the building has original orange and red colors, and the inside is also...More

Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 18 February 2017

From the outside, it is quite impressive. Inside, it is stunning! Beautiful colonial cathedral, with a number of side altars. There were also masses and ceremonies taking place during the day and evenings. (Please dress respectfully if you plan to go inside)

Thank t0mdrama
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Due to my husband being Catholic, we generally have to visit every church on every trip. Though I have no interest in church history, I do find that a real taste of the local culture is embedded in the the art of the churches. This...More

Thank BudaBaB
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This church has such an amazing history, I was with a walking tour that took us up here, (via car as there was a festival on that day and it was impossible to get through the crowds below) the interior is beautiful with amazing gold...More

Thank JenniferAJordan
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Like so many of the reviews, this church is totally amazing. If you think that the exterior is ornate, wait until you see the interior. One does not know which way to look first! It probably is the most beautiful church we have been to...More

Thank hansulricha
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The achiteture amazing...a sight to see for sure.. The details seen from every angle...will always surprise you..

Thank Victoria477
Reviewed 17 May 2016

this church is very beautiful, you can spend hours watching details of this building. also, at the evening mariachi or different bands are playing and singing in front of doors! must see

Thank Alina L
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