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Santuario de Jesus Nazareno

Libramiento San Miguel Atotonilco S/N | Centro de Atotonilco, Atotonilco 37700, Mexico
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Very striking painted sanctuary church - well worth the trip!

Getting there: we went there and back by public bus from San Miguel de Allende. In Apr 2018 it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
M_and_M006
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Ottawa, Canada
Well worth the drive

Perhaps not quite the Sistine Chapel of Mexico (as it is often described)....put pretty close! Our... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
museum-a-day
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London, Canada
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“sanctuary” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Libramiento San Miguel Atotonilco S/N | Centro de Atotonilco, Atotonilco 37700, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Getting there: we went there and back by public bus from San Miguel de Allende. In Apr 2018 it was 12 pesos per person each way. We picked it up on Calzado de la Luz close to the corner with Privada San Jose del Obraje...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Perhaps not quite the Sistine Chapel of Mexico (as it is often described)....put pretty close! Our guide explained that the ceiling paintings were done over a 30 year period by a local self-taught Indigenous artist in around 1740-1770. The newer side chapel (late 1880?) is...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2017

Eight and a half miles from downtown San Miguel is the Sanctuary of Jesus Nazarene of Atotonilco, a church complex designated World Heritage Site on July 7th 2008. This distinction was granted for its contribution to Baroque Mexican architecture and its historical importance in the...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

This amazing church has a beautiful interior and is considered a UNESCO site. However, on the midday at 10am when we were there, we were the only 2 people in the entire town, excluding our cab driver who graciously agreed to wait. I would recommend...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

It's about 15 minutes from San Miguel de Allende and there's not much else to see besides the church but it's defintely worth the drive if you have the time. Am amazing level of detail packed into such a small church. It's free to explore...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

The town is nice though really small so there's not much to do. The visit to the Sanctuary is great, they open at 1pm and close at 6pm. You walk around the church and can take photos of everything (flash is not allowed). It is...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

This is a marvelous "Santuario", and is located 10 minutes by car from San Miguel de Allende. This building is considered as World heirloom by the UNESCO Organization.

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