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The Lord of Plateros Temple

Fresnillo

The so-called Templo del Chaparrito de Plateros (Chaparro de Plateros Temple) is located in the community of Plateros, five kilometers ( 3 miles ) from Fresnillo, it is the third most visited sanctuary in Mexico and attracts almost two million pilgrims every year.

El Templo del Señor de Plateros (The Lord of Plateros Temple), of baroque style and pink quarry, was constructed at the end of the 18th century and hosts an image of el Santo Niño (the Holy Child) brought directly from Atocha, Spain.

There is also a silver-plated image of El Señor de los Plateros from the 16th century. Since 1829 the first devotional testimonies to El Santo Niño de Atocha have been seen in the temple, which has its most important celebration every December 25th.

Next to the sanctuary, you can see a small cloister with walls full of votive offerings left by the faithful to give testimony and to thank the miracles performed by El Santo Niño de Atocha.

The so-called Templo del Chaparrito de Plateros (Chaparro de Plateros Temple) is located in the community of Plateros, five kilometers ( 3 miles ) from Fresnillo, it is the third most visited sanctuary in Mexico and attracts almost two million pilgrims every year.

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El Templo del Señor de Plateros (The Lord of Plateros Temple), of baroque style and pink quarry, was constructed at the end of the 18th century and hosts an image of el Santo Niño (the Holy Child) brought directly from Atocha, Spain.

There is also a silver-plated image of El Señor de los Plateros from the 16th century. Since 1829 the first devotional testimonies to El Santo Niño de Atocha have been seen in the temple, which has its most important celebration every December 25th.

Next to the sanctuary, you can see a small cloister with walls full of votive offerings left by the faithful to give testimony and to thank the miracles performed by El Santo Niño de Atocha.

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