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This town is opposte to the cusarare fall, its a raramuris community, nice, very nice, local... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
richard m
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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
Simple but interesting Colonial church - worth a visit

This church, Mision de Cinco Santos, dates back to the mid-1700s, and has been fairly well... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
DMGAmes_Iowa
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Ames, Iowa
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Historic church built in 1733 where twelve large paintings of the life of Mary were discovered.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good58%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
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Cusarare, Mexico
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This town is opposte to the cusarare fall, its a raramuris community, nice, very nice, local history, go on holly week, to see its dances

Thank richard m
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This church, Mision de Cinco Santos, dates back to the mid-1700s, and has been fairly well maintained. The church is in a simple cross pattern, and is distinguished by beautiful red designs inspired by traditional Tarahumara art motifs. These paintings were being refurbished for Easter...More

Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Still being used for services. Part dirt and wooden floor, nice old paintings of religious saints,etc.

Thank BigMikeTx
Reviewed 5 April 2016

In the days preceding Easter the Tarahumara decorate the church inside and out and parade around with drums and feathers, carrying an effigy of the "Spanish Judas devil" which they ultimately burn.

Thank mjrg59
Reviewed 21 November 2015

The mission (and most of the other missions we visited) is very rustic and old, but not like what I would imagine the cathedrals of Europe with statues and paintings. No this is just old and rustic and a little sad. There weren't any clergy...More

Thank Citlali Lisa M
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Jesuit mission church built in the early 1700s which is still in use by The Tarahumara people or Raramuri as they call themselves. A very plain and mostly unadorned interior, with the pews lining the walls, leaving the center of the room free for dancing...More

Thank Jimmie54
Reviewed 4 August 2013

Cuzarare Mission is located in an Ejido populated mostly by Tarahumara families and is the gathering place for them to solve comunity or family issues, attend marriages or to celebrate their religious ceremonies like Candle light day, Easter holly week and day of Our Lady...More

Thank coppercanyonmexico
Reviewed 20 March 2012

this mission is also near Creel and part of the tours offered trough the lodges, hotels and motels, these missions hold lots of history from a long past area, a time that brought much suffering to the Tarahumara Indians who had to hide from the...More

Thank Claude G
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