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Brought back some Holy Dirt for my mother-in-law

The church is sweet, the testimonials and tributes are fascinating. The museum has some amazing... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
Holy Dirt

´Tis a glorious Autumn day with abundant sun and mid- sixties temperatures. Our objective is the... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
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15 Santuario Dr, Chimayo, NM 87522-4028
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

The church is sweet, the testimonials and tributes are fascinating. The museum has some amazing religious art. Talk about a hidden gem. I happened to have a small snack bag to put my Holy Dirt in. They provide a small hand shovel to use and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank retiredJB
Reviewed 21 October 2018

´Tis a glorious Autumn day with abundant sun and mid- sixties temperatures. Our objective is the compound of Sanctuario de Chimayo. We are fortunate that many of the original buildings are in exceellent conditions and are open to the public. My wife discovers an “official...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 20 October 2018

A beautiful little church outside of Santa Fe. The sanctuary has holy dirt which heals ailments and is set next to a small river. There is a gift shop on site and bathrooms are free of charge.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lodge437466
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Avry quint chapel in a very tiny quint new mexico town -- Off the beaten path on high road to Taos it is a must see for all.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 261foodie
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We enjoyed walking the grounds and visiting the churches. It sometimes feels a little kitschy, yet watching people praying, being pushed in wheelchairs, holding hands, or looking at all the pictures of loved ones, you feel a sense of deep faith and spirituality.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 28 September 2018

The story of this place is worth taking the time to experience the place in person. You will feel spirit here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ctabair
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

This is quite beautiful and spiritually filling. I put my hands in the holy dirt and felt them released from my pain. Unfortunately we were with another couple that seemed to be in a hurry. I would like to go back to stay longer.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GleesonGirl
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This sanctuary was built between 1812-16 when Spain was very weak. It was occupied by France as part of the Napoleonic Wars and faced the loss of Mexico during the latter's independence movement. The church's history is tied up in the story of penitentes, Catholics...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Pfitzgerald1946
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed visiting the sanctuarrio and all its colors, whimsical content and that feeling of awe that do many have visited to pray look see and imbibe the atmosphere

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maridelia
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A "must visit" when in the northern NM area. The church is known for its miraculous healings. Very sacred place. There are some nice little galleries and gift shops that are walking distance from the church, which you should visit. Beautiful area in general and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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I believe they are the same thing
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Response from sandovalangelo45 | Reviewed this property |
The one place where you may have to come close to crawling is the Aztec Ruins in Aztec, New Mexico by Farmington, New Mexico. The doors are really low.