Guadalupe, a Day Trip from Zacatecas in Mexico

Guadalupe, now a suburb of the city of Zacatecas, is named after Mexico’s patron saint, the Virgin of Guadalupe.

It is best known for its former San Franciscan Monastery and museum.
Workers wave from the tiled roof of the former San Franciscan convent in Guadalupe, MexicoI really loved the weathered terracotta and soft green colours of the buildings.
Weathered green door to the former San Franciscan convent in Guadalupe, Mexico It was a beautiful old building with intriguing passageways and tiny doorways – a bit of a labyrinth.Interior of the former San Franciscan convent with its terracotta walls with arched windows in Guadalupe, MexicoThe museum is worth spending a fair amount of time in.
Antique keys in the library of the former San Franciscan convent in Guadalupe, MexicoThe ex-convento is known for its galleries of huge paintings of saints, apostles and martyrs (plus a few sinners).
Interior of the former San Franciscan convent with its coral-coloured walls and huge paintings telling the story of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Guadalupe, Mexico The story of Juan Diego’s vision is told in the former San Franciscan Convent with huge paintings, too large to fit in one photo, even with a decent wide angle lens.
A huge painting of the Virgen de Guadalupe in Guadalupe, Mexico Page from my journal highlighting the day trip from Zacatecas to Guadalupe. 
Diary on the day trip from Zacatecas to Guadalupe in Mexico

More of my favourite Zacatecas sights:
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2 responses to “Guadalupe, a Day Trip from Zacatecas in Mexico

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