This church was built in the 18th century, completed in 1728 in baroque style, as most of Mexican churches of the colonial era. It belonged to the Franciscan friars.
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PaulVDV (24365) 2014-03-03 10:10
Another splendid capture of multicoloured Guanajuato.
Beautiful colonial architecture in an unusual red colour.
Best regards, Paul
Noel_Byrne (27350) 2014-03-03 10:48
A beautiful building, and again your choice of the upwards view makes it all the more imposing sand impressive. The level od detail around and above the doorway is really impressive. Nice composition of the sculpture on the right too, it shows up really well against the red tones.
All the best
npecanhuk (69914) 2014-03-03 12:38
Very beautiful church!
Very attractive picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen pov and composition really pleased me!
TFS - congrats,
Saludos desde Brasil,
Waylim (25368) 2014-03-06 23:11
Very nice photo of the church, I love the rich color of warm tone and the blue sky with nice clouds.
Good POV and composition.
jhm (144158) 2014-03-07 3:24
What a lovely facade of these church.
Wonderful baroque style also the three towers, with watch in middle makes these picture very pleasant to look at.
Excellent composition, excellent captured.
Nice picture with pleasant colours.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
gildasjan (42420) 2014-03-07 9:25
Très belle complémentarité de couleurs entre les teintes de ces architectures et le bleu de ce ciel.
macjake (61358) 2014-03-07 10:38
I really wish we would see more mexican architecture on TE, this is great.
when you're standing so close to the church you're going to have to look upwards so thats ok.
the same colored dome on the left is very interesting too, excellent post and subject for TE
fritzi007 (8685) 2014-03-26 11:29
wonderful church, good color and art, congratulations!
- Copyright: Pedro Montes (Periko) (3823)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-06-18
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D40, AF-S Nikkor 12-24 mm 1:4 G ED
- Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-03-03 9:46