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San Miguel de Allende and the Heartland Sights

La Basílica de Nuestra Señora de la Salud

  • Enseñanza Arciga Map It
  • Pátzcuaro
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 01/23/2015

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Vasco de Quiroga began this church in 1554, and throughout the centuries others—undaunted by earthquakes and fires—took up the cause and eventually completed it in honor of the Virgin of Health. Above the main altar is a statue of the Virgin made of derivatives of cornstalks and orchids. Several masses are held daily; the earliest begins shortly after dawn. Out front, Purépecha women sell hot tortillas, herbal mixtures for teas, and religious objects.

Sight Information

Address:

Enseñanza Arciga, at Benigno Serrato, Pátzcuaro, 61600, Mexico

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Phone:

434-342–0055

Updated 01/23/2015

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