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Basilica Nuestra Senora de Chiquinquira

Centro de Maracaibo, Maracaibo, Venezuela
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A nice Church, a representative place in Maracaibo

This an very nice architectural church that is emblematic in Maracaibo Is located in the down town... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Roberto E
Altamonte Springs, Florida
via mobile
Beautiful and classic

Beautiful basilica with traditional Catholic inspiration. Worth a visit in a not very hot day... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Guangzhou, China
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Centro de Maracaibo, Maracaibo, Venezuela
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This an very nice architectural church that is emblematic in Maracaibo Is located in the down town of the city near the Hall of Justice. You can take a taxi from your hotel to the Church. A lot of people visited frequently this catholic place....More

Thank Roberto E
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful basilica with traditional Catholic inspiration. Worth a visit in a not very hot day. Worth the visit. Go with some Maracaibo friend or guide

Thank gcelli_2000
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Going to the Basilica de la Chinita is a wonderful experience for what it represents for Catholics and as a place to visit. I went in November because on that date the Virgin can be seen close up. A peace and beauty is transmitted and...More

Thank TaniOtt
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

If you find yourself in Maracaibo, do not pass up the opportunity to visit this jewel. Admittedly, Maracaibo presents challenges. But this stunning church will convince you that Maracaibo was and can be (hopefully, very soon) a remarkable destination imbued with history and culture

Thank Sean R
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a place like not many. if you have faith or not, our blessed mother Chinita will make sure you receive the blessings that will change your life. There are not enough words to describe the experience. 1000% recommended. Don't call it an attraction,...More

Thank lltovar
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is a must see while in Maracaibo. The attention to detail is really noteworthy. Regardless of you faith or beliefs, La Chinita is a place held dearly to just about all in Maracaibo. Really enjoyed our visit.

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This basilica is an amazing art treasure. It appears as though every inch is covered with some sort of art piece. I was able to see everything upfront. Beware: no hats and covered shoulders!

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Visiting Maracaibo, and if you are catholic, and not visiting "La Chinita" is like you didnt go there at all! It is quite a beautiful Marian Experience. After you leave the basilica you can experience visiting the old city ... Just as a remainder be...More

Thank Alberto B
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

We went there during Feria de la Chinita and it was amazing seeing all the devotees there. We had a great time. We didn't get a chance to go inside but I've been there before and it's truly a beautiful church.

Thank BlancaSoto
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Basilica of St John of God, home of the Patroness of Maracaibo, Our Lady of Chiquinquira, who is orshiped by millions of people around Venezuela. This Basilica has a marble floor recently renovated. Wood carved chairs. But the main and central attraction is the little...More

Thank rufranco
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