Templo Expiatorio del Santisimo Sacramento, Guadalajara

#2 of 17 in Historic Sites in Guadalajara
Must see · Church · Tourist Spot
Look up and admire Templo Expiatorio del Santisimo Sacramento, an imposing but attractive place of worship. Construction began in 1897, under the command of Archbishop Pedro Loza y Pardave, and was completed 75 years later, after building was repeatedly interrupted by contemporary events, such as the Mexican Revolution and the Cristero War. The church displays an impressive neo-gothic architectural style, primarily featuring stone carved in a way reminiscent of the Middle Ages. The interior displays three separate Italian mosaics, created in the Vatican, while the high roofs and stained glass works create a sense of awe with their artistry and scale. See Templo Expiatorio del Santisimo Sacramento and all Guadalajara has to offer by arranging your trip with our Guadalajara trip maker app.
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  • So pretty and just outright huge. Soaring vaulted ceiling with some incredible stain glass windows on ceiling and walls leading to top. This is a must see in Guadalajara. Highly recommend this.  more »
  • When I rounded the corner and saw this church I felt as if I had been transported to medieval Europe. Just gorgeous inside and out. Most reviews will mention the mechanical clock but for me, the best....  more »
  • A very nice church (?) in the middle of Guadalajara. Beautiful stain glass windows and gothic decor. Definitely good to visit for tourists or if you're Catholic.
  • Gothic marvel. Love the plaza in front and alley along the side with food vendors. Gives me the feel that I'm in a smaller village.
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