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Wonderful murals

This trip we found out that the church is being restored, but is should be visited when it... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Robert S
,
Lawrence, Kansas
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Church is currently going to be restored so you cannot go in at this time. You may take pictures... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Heather G
,
Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States
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Church decorated with elaborate murals depicting traditional Zuni dancers.
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

This trip we found out that the church is being restored, but is should be visited when it reopens. We have visited in the past and the church is really beautiful inside. We were lucky to have a tour. Actually we became part of a...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Church is currently going to be restored so you cannot go in at this time. You may take pictures from the outside of the church and the cemetery. Still worth going, especially if its included on your tour.

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

You can just feel the history ooze from this place. The tribe is trying to raise funds to repair and restore....

Thank Leslie D
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This old church is located right in the heart of the Zuni Pueblo, however it is no longer able to accommodate tours due to water damage inside. Perhaps the historical commission of New Mexico will help support restoration in the near future.

Thank JRenfrew
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Until the 1970's (and for hundreds of years before then) this church was in ruins. It is not a consecrated space and the site belongs to the Pueblo of Zuni. The original church, built in the 1600s by Spanish invaders possibly using forced labor, was...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Beautiful old Spanish church no longer open to the public. This historic church is in need of both interior and structural renovation work. Hopefully SHPO and the federal government will step up to the challenge and preserve this important piece of history. Undoubtedly, donations and...More

Thank Angele F
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

We have visited this space several times over the last 20 years and the murals inside are spectacular, but the building is having major water and structural issues.

1  Thank LabmeisterII
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Book a tour to this church at the Zuni Visitor Center. Be prepared for a cold, damp, somewhat crumbling environment which will be worth every minute if you are interested in the murals within. Begun in the 70's by artist Alex Seotewa, the murals depict...More

1  Thank Chamisasueno
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

Sad because the Mission Building is an contradiction of a trail of Catholic oppression throughout the mid west and west. And now denial. I would be ashamed to be a Catholic from then to today. No apology, no restitution no confession. God knows. The art...More

Thank Robert A
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

If you go to Zuni, you will certainly want to visit the Spanish church which is filled with history and mystery. I will not attempt to explain it or describe it, but it left me with a feeling of overwhelming awe. There are some places...More

Thank pachamamacita
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