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El Santuario de Chimayo

6 Santuario Dr, Chimayo, NM 87522
+1 505-351-4889
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The "Lourdes" of America, where miracles are thought to happen.
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6 Santuario Dr, Chimayo, NM 87522
+1 505-351-4889
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The El Santuario de Chimayo is a beautiful church located along the High Road from Taos to Santa Fe, New Mexico. The church has a long history, the sanctuary very beautiful, and this should be visited, no matter one's faith, at least once.

Thank Marmoore66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take time! Do not simply rush though the church and holy sites and gift shop. Take a deep breath and walk slowly and embrace the holiness that infuses the area.

Thank csrockclimber
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most spiritual places I've been. I am so moved by this sanctuary. Regardless of your faith, there is healing here

Thank bethinbbTA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great place to visit. The scenery is so beautiful and the people in this area so kind and helpful. This is a sacred space for all faiths to explore.

Thank JMS664
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great opportunity stop on our way back to CO from Texas. Other family members have visited this Catholic sanctuary and recommended that my faliy visit. After our stay at the sanctuary I must say it was a worthy stop. We did buy items from the...More

Thank LilMonkeysTravel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The church was built in tbe early 1800s and gives you a good feel for the mission years. It is held sacred by local residents so be very respectful of where you are. This is about 30 minutes north of santa fe and an interesting...More

Thank 100QA
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Really nice very old mission church, a must see if you're in the area. Truly a wonderful location and the only place on Earth to get real Chimayo chile which is in my opinion the best chile powder in the world. Just go it's a...More

1  Thank JBeeBroomfield
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I will never get tired of visiting this wonderful church and landmark. I've been going since I was a young girl. There have been quite a few upgrades to the grounds from the time I used to swim in the river behind the church with...More

Thank SoCalNewsGal
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Visiting the Chapel, the Church and the grounds made for a profoundly memorable experience. Received some "holy dirt" and was amazed by the many tributes and expressions of religious belief and cures.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

The story behind the sanctuary itself is uplifting. The grounds are very well kept and was not as crowded as I expected. Don't miss the dirt room for a bit of miracle healing and to see all the crutches left behind. Leona's was closed so...More

Thank Vettelag
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is there a bus or way to ride back south to US84 on good Friday? Eight or so miles from Sacred Heart is ok, but not sure of walking back. blessings john
10 April 2017|
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Response from Dory92064 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as i'm not a local. Suggest you call Sacred Heart or Santuario and ask about local transportation for Good Friday service.
Elvia V
If there is a blessed sacrament
29 March 2017|
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Response from Terri C | Reviewed this property |
We visited as tourists and are not Catholic, but I can tell you it is a very moving and beautiful place no matter what religion you practice.
Elvia V
Does the El Santuario have a blessed sacrament
29 March 2017|
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Response from Karen R | Reviewed this property |
The Blessed Sacrament is present. I believe their website f has details on Mass times and other devotions. It's a lovely, peaceful place. Enjoy!