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Guadalajara Sights

Basílica de Zapopan

  • Av. Hidalgo at Calle Morelos
  • Zona Zapopan Norte
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Fodor's Review

This vast church with an ornate plateresque facade and Mudejar (Moorish) tile dome was consecrated in 1730. It's home to the Virgin (or Our Lady) of Zapopan: a 10-inch-high, corn-paste statue venerated as a source of many miracles. Every October 12 more than a million people crowd the streets around the basilica, where the Virgin is returned after a five-month tour of Jalisco's parish churches. It's an all-night fiesta capped by an early-morning procession.

Sight Information

Address:

Av. Hidalgo at Calle Morelos, Guadalajara, Jalisco, 45100, Mexico

Phone:

33-3633–0141; 33-3633–6614

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 7 am–9 pm

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