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A delightful, uplifting experience

When I visited the Santuario de Chamayo last year, I did not go to t he upper part of the grounds... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JoAnne H
Washington State

Chimayo is a must see.....so amazing,and the Santo Nino Chapel is just breathtaking.The artwork... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
Cabalera T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I visited the Santuario de Chamayo last year, I did not go to t he upper part of the grounds. Santo Nino Chapel seems to be created for and by children. It is delightful. Children have painted birds in the chapel. It is highly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JoAnne H
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Chimayo is a must see.....so amazing,and the Santo Nino Chapel is just breathtaking.The artwork alone is worth the visit

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Cabalera T
Reviewed 20 October 2018

´Tis a glorious Autumn day with abundant sun and mid- sixties temperatures. The chapel of Santo Nino de Atocha was built in 1856 by the Medina family after Severiano Medina made a pilgrimage to Fresnillo, Mexico in fulfillment of a promise that he made to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

The Santo Nino Chapel is a special place. It is well worth the visit. If you are spiritual at all, this is a place to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ctabair
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This is a lovely chapel, the story about the restoration is very special. I LOVE all the carved painted birds and the unexpected joy that came over me when I walked in, this is a visual treat so don't miss it while you are visiting...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sillywallydoggy
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Did not know the place existed until after our visit to the sanctuary.Very nicely done.learned some interesting traditions during the visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LPY39
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The Santo Nino is a little off "the high road" between Santa Fe & Taos but it is worth a visit. The chapel is named after El Santo Nino de Atocha & people bring infant's shoes to leave as donations & the shoes can be...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KARS929
Reviewed 18 July 2018

My wife and I were visiting Chimayo and the Santuario De Chimayo and found this cute little church close to the Santuario De Chimayo. It is beautiful inside honoring children. It is also decorated with baby shoes donated by the many individuals who have visited...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank cwillini
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

If you’re visiting the Sanctuario a few steps west is the children’s chapel. Great history and a depth of faith missing in today’s world. Catholic or not feel the depth of this place.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank carylanddon
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We were advised when we arrived in Albuquerque to visit this chapel. Of course, we never heard of it. It is just a bit north of Santa Fe. This chapel was built sometime between 1813-1816. El Santo Nino de Atocha is known as the "Holy...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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