NUESTRA SEÑORA DEL REFUGIO PARISH CHURCH

Town of Tepezalá

The Parish Church of Our Lady of Refuge stands out for its remarkable architecture, its extraordinary stained-glass windows and its interior murals.

Calle Independencia 57, Downtown

(465) 951.2006

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Monday to Sunday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Tuesdays: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Museo Tepetzalán

Don’t forget to see the niche with the image of the Virgin Mary, fervently venerated by the local population.

This beautiful neo-classical building made from pink quarry stone is next to the highway from where you can see its brilliant white dome with eight amazing stained-glass windows.

It was built in the nineteenth century and above the facade there are four neo-classical belfries.

Inside there is a transept, an altar, and  four columns covered in lines of gilded leaves, as well as richly-decorated green walls.

On the fourth of July there are festivities in honor of the Virgin of Refuge, the town’s patron saint, including a novena, pilgrimages and several other religious events.

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