Santuario de Guadalupe y Exconvento de San Diego, Morelia

#2 of 7 in Historic Sites in Morelia
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Towering over the plaza, Santuario de Guadalupe y Exconvento de San Diego represents an 18th-century church featuring a baroque façade and a lavishly decorated interior. The interior walls and roof are covered with a detailed pattern, elegantly painted in a mix of gold, blue, and pink. Seventeenth century oil paintings line the walls, depicting the Spanish missionaries' conquest over the religious traditions of the Aztecs. Overall the church produces an ambience portraying a dazzling example of art, Mexican culture, and religion. Put Santuario de Guadalupe y Exconvento de San Diego into our Morelia trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Morelia.
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  • I was brought here by a tour guide. The church is breath taking and it was interesting to learn about it. From the outside it looks like any other building but inside is unbelievably beautiful.  more »
  • You absolutely must go into this plain looking church as the interior is extraordinary. So much gold - so over the top beautiful. Just when you thought you couldn't see anything more beautiful in all....  more »
  • Really lovely
  • It is a beautiful place, every little detail is so incredible

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