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Church of the Grito

Entre calle Queretaro y Plaza Principal S/N Centro 37800 Dolores Hidalgo | Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Plaza Principal, Dolores Hidalgo 37800, Mexico
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Didn't Feel It

There is little reason to come to Dolores Hidalgo except to drink in the feeling of independence... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Chuck B
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Steilacoom, Washington
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Beautiful church

Every city has a beautiful church in the center of thei town. So of course we have to visit all of... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
bilasi
,
ansonia
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This 18th-century church dominates Dolores Hidalgo's Plaza Principal with its two large towers.
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  • Average7%
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Entre calle Queretaro y Plaza Principal S/N Centro 37800 Dolores Hidalgo | Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Plaza Principal, Dolores Hidalgo 37800, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

There is little reason to come to Dolores Hidalgo except to drink in the feeling of independence. The contemporary town just does not take advantage of that. There is nothing here to make a visitor feel that something happened. The cathedral where Father Hidalgo made...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Every city has a beautiful church in the center of thei town. So of course we have to visit all of them

Thank bilasi
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

The Parrish Church of Our Lady of Sorrows was constructed over a 66-year period beginning in 1721 when the town was already an important human settlement surrounded by numerous other villages. Because of the period, the style is New World Baroque or Stem Baroque which...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

A beautiful church in the Plaza in Dolores Hidalgo. We sat on a bench in the plaza, enjoyed an ice cream.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

It's a church. From the outside it's mostly bare wall but then it's got some lovely carvings to dress it up. Inside it's got more gold paint than a Bond villain's lair. What can I say? It's a church. if you love churches go see...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This was such a treat to see the very church where the battle cry was proclaimed by Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla. And the Plaza Principal was buzzing with food vendors and plenty of artesian pieces to purchase. And even the walk up to the...More

1  Thank Norma R
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit with teenagers , attached to the church is a local museum , Mexican snacks are all over the church surroundings typical to try some .

Thank Sergio U
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

The church is pleasant enough and has a nice ornate baroque facade. It has been largely rebuilt in a questionable way. The main reason to visit it is the enormous historical significance as from outside the Grito de Dolores was pronounced, starting the uprising of...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

In the midnight of September 16th, in this place Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla made a call to town to fight for the Illegitimate government of the viceroy of Nueva España. Also, in this little town one of the most importanta compositors of Mexico "Jose...More

2  Thank MiquelCar72
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

We came in the small village and the bells of the church were ringing. We felt ourselves like in the ancient times when Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla uttered his famous cry for independence of Mexico (the Grito de Dolores) there in the early hours...More

3  Thank Ralf K
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Diana B
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Response from Yamilette O | Reviewed this property |
Hola Diana. Hay una central de la línea de autobuses de Primera Plus, ese te lleva a San Luis de la Paz. La estación está cerca del museo casa de Hidalgo. En la calle Hidalgo, entre la calle Chiapas y Rivera del río. El... More
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