Templo de la Merced (Church of Mercy), Guadalajara

Templo de la Merced (Church of Mercy), Guadalajara

Templo de la Merced is situated near the Palacio Municipal, on Hidalgo Avenue, in the center of the city. Originally founded in 1629, the construction of the present church began in 1650 and was completed in 1721. This religious building has a Baroque façade and a fine door arch. Inside you will find several niches; the central one depicts Our Lady of Mercedes. The main altar located in the center is home to sculptures of Madonna and child. You will also see copies of paintings from the seventeenth and eighteenth century created by artist Diego Auditors.

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Templo de la Merced (Church of Mercy) on Map

Sight Name: Templo de la Merced (Church of Mercy)
Sight Location: Guadalajara, Mexico (See walking tours in Guadalajara)
Sight Type: Religious
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Walking Tours in Guadalajara, Mexico

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Create Your Own Walk in Guadalajara

Creating your own self-guided walk in Guadalajara is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Historical Center Walk

Historical Center Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 Km or 1.9 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 Km or 0.8 Miles