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Church of San Diego (Iglesia de San Diego)

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Address: Guanajuato, Mexico
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A lavishly decorated 17th-century pink cathedral.

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Part of Guanajuato's history the church is located right in the center of everything. Night life around Church of San Diego is most charming. I was fortunate enough to listen to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 February 2016
Yazmin R
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Houston, Texas, United States
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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

this church Museo not a big place from 16-n century far more later was build a 6 feet fence,impressive

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Houston, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Part of Guanajuato's history the church is located right in the center of everything. Night life around Church of San Diego is most charming. I was fortunate enough to listen to the church bells everyday since I was staying at the hotel next door. It was a beautiful experience. I did not go inside the church this time around but... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

San Diego church is at the very heart of the city, where the famous "callejoneadas" start and the singers and dancers (originally students as per the tradition brouhgt here in colonial days) reel off their stories of the town. The church itself, another good example of Churrigueresque style, is worth a look both inside and outside.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

What a wonderful experience to see such great architecture. Definitely the place to visit while wandering the streets of Guanajuato!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Right next to the Juárez Theater is this small but beautiful church, another example of the Mexican Baroque. Impossible to miss because it is in front of the Jardín de la Unión is must while you are visiting Guanajuato.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

This was another church that we had the pleasure of seeing a while back. Very nice, lovely statues. A nice park across the road.

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Highland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Beautifully maintained church. Inside is in daily use but there doesn't seem to be restrictions on picture taking. I would assume reverence is all that is asked of one.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

You have to come here when in guanajuato, and most of it because it kept most of guanajuato's history!!! The history of this building its amazing and quiet disturbing at times, you have to go!!!

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Idyllwild, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

You cannot get sick visiting an historical church and so so museum in the basement which only reveals its pre flood foundation.

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Karlskrona, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

This church is located next to Teatro Juarez and the name is Templo De San Diego De Alcala. This is not a big temple, and it doesn't have that much decorations on walls and ceiling except from the front of the temple. The walls is mostly plain white or grey, doesn't contain that much paintings or idols and the altar... More 

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