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Mezquite on the floor and stars on the ceiling

Beautiful temple where Saint Francis of Assisi is venerated. The floor is made of mezquite wood... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2019
Alicia S
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Mexico City, Mexico
Nicely maintained church

Beautiful church's located in the heart of this awesome town. It's very well maintained and a very... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
JLG770
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San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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11 Jan 2019
“Mezquite on the floor and stars on the ceiling”
7 Mar 2018
“Nicely maintained church”
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

Beautiful temple where Saint Francis of Assisi is venerated. The floor is made of mezquite wood which makes the temple warm in the cold weather and the ceiling is covered with stars. Saint Francis is visited there in October each year by thousands of people.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alicia S
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church's located in the heart of this awesome town. It's very well maintained and a very spiritual place to visit. We truly enjoyed it. Plan to stay for no more than half an hour. Bring your camera and get ready to watch a magnificent...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JLG770
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Every trip to Real de Catorce is different and this was the case again. I enjoy the travel and the interesting places and this is one of them. Ancient but well kept up.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Stiglitz11
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

These is an obligated visit but f you Visit Real de 14 very old church with amazing Santes and views pretty old

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank luisgZ7579MY
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Check out the floor and say a liitle pray to the local saint , in front you will see a museum that is also recommended.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Fer H
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I have never seen a crowd of devoted pilgrims like those who attend the annual Feast of St. Francis of Assisi (San Panchito). The church was beautifully decorated for the occasion and the music played from 5AM until 10PM. There were 10,000 pilgrims in the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank larrycollins3
Reviewed 31 July 2015

In this beautiful church they have the most Retablos and Exvotos I have ever seen in Mexico in one place. Walk completely to the back of the church and go into the church store to the left of the altar. The walls are full of...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank NancyH689
Reviewed 24 July 2015

It just transports you back in time. The paintings and the floor are typical in the north of Mexico.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank ebtm
Reviewed 2 May 2015

One does not expect to see such a beautiful temple in the middle of "no where"... but it is a gift to the eye and mind. Love it... beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Ronald A
Reviewed 25 December 2014

We have the chance to visit the place and experience a troop of dancers outside the church they came from a palace call La Chona Nl. and danced to pay respect to the sacred Couer

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank hernan1952LosCabosMX
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