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Church of San Diego (Iglesia de San Diego)

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inspiration for artitects

this church is very beautiful, you can spend hours watching details of this building. also, at the... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2016
Alina L
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Moscow, Russia
To be expected

The grandeur of this church is just what you would expect in a city of Art and architecture. The... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2016
HarryNJohnon
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McKinleyville, California, United States
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A lavishly decorated 17th-century pink cathedral.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“templo” (3 reviews)
“flooding” (2 reviews)
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Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

this church is very beautiful, you can spend hours watching details of this building. also, at the evening mariachi or different bands are playing and singing in front of doors! must see

Thank Alina L
Reviewed 29 April 2016

The grandeur of this church is just what you would expect in a city of Art and architecture. The stonework and the "cements" always amaze. Why can't modern engineers create something that will last and endure the weather lie those of the past ?

Thank HarryNJohnon
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The Templo de San Diego is below ground--because Guanajuato was built up around it after serious flooding hundreds of years ago. This gives it an eerie feel, similar to even older sites in Europe. There are traces of the original fresco painting still visible. We...More

Thank Connie B
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

Thank John R
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...More

Thank Yazmin R
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...More

1  Thank Jesusmiguel58
Reviewed 17 January 2016

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

Thank mikeycee0630
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.

Thank Raúl G
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.

Thank MBB1952
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.

Thank Richard R
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