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Church of the Grito

| Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Plaza Principal, Dolores Hidalgo 37800, Mexico
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It is a most! to understand Mexican culture and History

Great place to visit with teenagers , attached to the church is a local museum , Mexican snacks are... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Sergio U
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Nice small church of great historical importance

The church is pleasant enough and has a nice ornate baroque facade. It has been largely rebuilt in... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
marcopolo111
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Cleveland, Oh
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This 18th-century church dominates Dolores Hidalgo's Plaza Principal with its two large towers.
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| Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Plaza Principal, Dolores Hidalgo 37800, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit with teenagers , attached to the church is a local museum , Mexican snacks are all over the church surroundings typical to try some .

Thank Sergio U
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The church is pleasant enough and has a nice ornate baroque facade. It has been largely rebuilt in a questionable way. The main reason to visit it is the enormous historical significance as from outside the Grito de Dolores was pronounced, starting the uprising of...More

Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

In the midnight of September 16th, in this place Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla made a call to town to fight for the Illegitimate government of the viceroy of Nueva España. Also, in this little town one of the most importanta compositors of Mexico "Jose...More

2  Thank MiquelCar72
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We came in the small village and the bells of the church were ringing. We felt ourselves like in the ancient times when Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla uttered his famous cry for independence of Mexico (the Grito de Dolores) there in the early hours...More

3  Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is where it began with Hildago's famous Grito. This is an active church beautifully decorated on the inside. When we stopped by there was a mass going on where the church was filled. In front of the church is a nice park with a...More

1  Thank Alexandre Esteb... R
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is the birthplace of the mexican independence. Miguel Hidalgo started the fight here 200+ years ago and if you like history, its a must, preferably with a guide to explain the whole thing. If you're not into history, the curch is pretty, it has...More

1  Thank alisoncona
Reviewed 14 November 2016

La Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores, is best known because it was its bells that were used by priest Miguel Hidalgo to summon the people to listen to his grito (scream) for independence - however, it would be best to use its actual...More

1  Thank worldexplorer88_11
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We planned our trip around the revolutionary effort for the fight of independence and it was awesome. Being in this town helped us to grasp a better understanding of the struggles that the revolutionaries faced and fought to relieve.

Thank Palemon L
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This is a beautiful cathedral in the center of town overlooking Hidalgo park. The pink sandstone is prominent in the construction f the cathedral. The details are very nice. But, you have to go inside to really appreciate this church. It is spectacular to say...More

Thank baja-alan
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Took a day tour from Guanajuato. Dolores Hidalgo is an easy 75 minutes bus ride from Guanajuato city center. The bus station in Dolores Hidalgo is in downtown, turn left as you exit the station and within a couple blocks walk to the plaza, the...More

1  Thank Russ L
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