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Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

5250 Justin Rd, La Crosse, WI 54601-2347
+1 608-782-5440
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Larger than I thought it would be!

Absolutely beautiful and spiritual grounds. Wonderful fall trip .There was a steady stream of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Waterford, Wisconsin
A holy place to visit in the midst of beautiful scenery,

The Shrine is located on a hill side in the wooded area of western Wisconsin. The Shrine itself is... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Linda O
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The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe will forever be a spiritual destination for visitors from all over the world. The Shrine is nestled on over 100 acres of God’s Country in the Mississippi River Valley. In addition to the many beautiful chapels, statues, gardens, and devotional areas, the Shrine has a full service cafe and gift shop open daily. The Shrine is open daily, there is never a charge for visiting, and everyone is welcome.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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5250 Justin Rd, La Crosse, WI 54601-2347
+1 608-782-5440
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful and spiritual grounds. Wonderful fall trip .There was a steady stream of people. Lovely gift shop. Bring some dollars to light candles.

Thank Gardenlover31
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Shrine is located on a hill side in the wooded area of western Wisconsin. The Shrine itself is beautiful and has relics of a number of Saints to venerate. There is Mass every day and also confessions every day. The Shrine hosts a number...More

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 7 November 2017

went to visit the shrine during their octoberfest german buffet on oct 1st, 2017. personally i would never eat at the culina mariana cafe, which i will review seperately. i was very dissapoined with the dining experience, but the visit to the shrine, more than...More

Thank germangirl24
Reviewed 30 October 2017

My wife and I took a beautiful drive in the countryside around La Crosse and then visited the Shrine. Nice paved walk and beautiful buildings and statues on your way up to the church. Looked like they have beautiful summer flowers as well, but they...More

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This shrine to Mary is situated in the hills just outside metro La Crosse. The area is wonderful, the shrine beautiful, and the food both healthy and tasty.

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Driving in to (and out of) La Crosse, WI we’ve seen the sign to turn off to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe many times. This time, on our way back home, we decided that we should drop in. Nothing could have prepared us...More

Thank edwkiely
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place to pray, reflect, walk and enjoy Gods splendor. Some walking areas are not accessible to people who do not walk well; however they do have a cart to drop people off at certain stops.

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The grounds are very peaceful and very well maintained. The foot paths are nicely paved with well placed signage. It can be a strenuous walk up to shrine from the parking lot if you are not used to much walking and walking up hill. If...More

1  Thank Ezzy245
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful vegetation on site, great walk up to church, serene and spiritual! There is a cafe and a great Catholic gift shop with many Saints medals and info.

Thank leonebeau
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We had heard this is one of the most beautiful places to visit. We were so impressed with everything in it is such a beautiful place in such a special place to bring the family.

Thank JDD800
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Questions & Answers
Linda K
18 October 2016|
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Response from GuadalupeShrine | Property representative |
Yes! But if you are seeking a plenary indulgence then the normal conditions of prayer for the Pope, Holy Communion, Holy Mass, and detachment from sin still apply.
Linda K
23 September 2016|
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Response from Lorri A | Reviewed this property |
I am a retired Elementary Principal and Catholic School teacher, and offer you these suggestions-- 1) The Native-American Woman is Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native-American Saint. Many don't know about her, so she... More
Kathy M
5 May 2016|
Response from GuadalupeShrine | Property representative |
Yes, the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe has a full service cafe, the Culina Mariana, that operates from 9am-4pm. The Cafe also offers catering packages to large groups.