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Expiatory Temple

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Address: Calle Francisco Indelecio Madero 935, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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Best Gothic Church in the Middle of Nowhere

I was married in this church many years ago because, in a city with incredibly beautiful churches, this was the ONLY European-style Gothic church. It is majestic and about 1 mile... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Enrique N
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was married in this church many years ago because, in a city with incredibly beautiful churches, this was the ONLY European-style Gothic church. It is majestic and about 1 mile from downtown, so you have to travel to see it. It is worth every second of your time as it is an architectural gem. The outside features a very... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the church after going through MUSA, well worth the stop. The steeple seemed to go on forever and the stained glass was beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is large and has a brilliant structure. The exterior is beautiful both day and night. At night, it will be lighted up so it looks very charming. A must see spot in Guadalajara.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very large, stunning cathedral near the University of Guadalajara. The interior and the central spire are beautiful with stained glass.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This church was amazing, the arched ceilings, courtyard and stained glass windows were amazing! Reminded me of the st johns (i think) cathedral in Cambridge, UK.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to visit the fantaboulus church during octuber, and I found a beautiful Goth reminiscent architecture

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This nice catholic church of neo-gothic style is located in downtown Guadalajara. The outside architecture is beautiful, and inside the stained glass is impressive. Make sure not to miss the figures of the apostles that show outside a couple of small wooden doors on the left tower every hour.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This was definitely one of the high points of our walk through downtown Guadalajara. The temple was under construction (otherwise it would have been 5 stars) but the building itself spoke to the incredible Mexican culture, and when we walked inside there was a mass going on and we were able to listen in for a few minutes. The inside... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We walked here direct from the Cabana's on a bright sunny day. It took us about 30 minutes through the construction zones and we were worn out dodging traffic and rewarded when we arrived at his magnificence church. We took some respite sitting in the pews and looking up to see the massive amounts of stained glass and deep blues... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Not a colonial church but interesting to view, especially the inside. Easy to walk to if in El Centro. On some evenings around 8 pm, when not raining, there are groups of older adults dancing to Danzon music.

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