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Iglesia Parroquial de la Encarnación(Parish Church of the Incarnation)

Encarnacion de Díaz

This religious temple is the most important and recognized of “La Chona”, as Encarnación de Díaz is also known. Dedicated to the town’s patron saint, the Virgen de la Encarnación, it was built in the 18th century. It’s one of the few neoclassical churches in the region that keeps the white color on its interior walls, highlighting the gold of its over reliefs and typical-finishing touch tapestry of several colors that became popular in the mid-nineteenth century.

The elegant construction made of stonework and quarry astonishes visitors with its two-towers and three-sections facade whose columns are decorated with plant reliefs. Upon entering, on the left side, you will be able to see the chapel dedicated to Christ, reminiscent of the cristero motto “Long Live Christ the King!”, movement that sealed Encarnación de Díaz fate.

The main portal of this shrine is two bodies made up. The first, which gives the main access, is decorated by a beautiful carved cherub, while the second guards the central niche with the Holy Patron sculpture.

Focus your attention on the windows stained glass art as well as the main altarpiece in which a replica of the Virgen de la Encarnación lies. If you continue though sacristy, you’ll find oil paintings and various sacred art objects.

Finally, turn your glance to heaven—only this way you’ll discover the church’s dome great decoration work where the four evangelists are represented in interesting high reliefs.
This religious temple is the most important and recognized of “La Chona”, as Encarnación de Díaz is also known. Dedicated to the town’s patron saint, the Virgen de la Encarnación, it was built in the 18th century. It’s one of the few neoclassical churches in the region that keeps the white color on its interior walls, highlighting the gold of its over reliefs and typical-finishing touch tapestry of several colors that became popular in the mid-nineteenth century.

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The elegant construction made of stonework and quarry astonishes visitors with its two-towers and three-sections facade whose columns are decorated with plant reliefs. Upon entering, on the left side, you will be able to see the chapel dedicated to Christ, reminiscent of the cristero motto “Long Live Christ the King!”, movement that sealed Encarnación de Díaz fate.

The main portal of this shrine is two bodies made up. The first, which gives the main access, is decorated by a beautiful carved cherub, while the second guards the central niche with the Holy Patron sculpture.

Focus your attention on the windows stained glass art as well as the main altarpiece in which a replica of the Virgen de la Encarnación lies. If you continue though sacristy, you’ll find oil paintings and various sacred art objects.

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