Visits to pilgrimage sites are usually associated with a lot of crowds. Somehow Mexicans manage to handle it really well. For a non religious person it is well worth the visit
About Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe
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The Basilica Complex was interesting and I liked the story behind Santa Maria de Guadalupe. By far the most interesting part of the complex was the old church, with the sloping floor so you can see the subsidence. Remember to cover up if you want...More
Catholics, christians and even non believers will be impressed by this pilgrimage site, one of the most visited in the world, and amazed by the original image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, dated from the 16th Century.
A square with the new church on the end next to the old church (much more interesting to look at) and the original (really old) church up on the hill behind the old church. Love the history. The old church (in the square) looks like...More
What a beautiful church and surroundings. It is surrounded by another 3 churches. All very beautiful. Our tour guide Raul from Tretur was very knowledgeable about the all the churches and the surrounding area. He was fascinating with his knowledge of the story of Our...More
While looking forward to seeing this site, I was disappointed by the new modern church in which the famous relic is located. It was built to accommodate the large crowds but is not nearly as interesting as the original cathedral. The famous relic hangs on...More