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
Monday to Sunday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Tuesdays: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
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.