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Cathedral of Oaxaca

Alameda de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Beautiful.

I have done enough reviews of religuous sites, and I am getting tired of it. There is nothing I can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
peterdavies2016
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Toronto, Canada
The Main Church in Oaxaca

This is the main church in the Zocalo. It is worth a visit. But, in particular, be sure to visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CHMassachusetts
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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This lavish cathedral sits on the town's zócalo.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Alameda de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have done enough reviews of religuous sites, and I am getting tired of it. There is nothing I can say which differenciates it from others. Just go see it, you won't regret it.

Thank peterdavies2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the main church in the Zocalo. It is worth a visit. But, in particular, be sure to visit the Zocalo outside.

Thank CHMassachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not a person that likes the interior of churches a lot. This ceiling blew my mind, although I’m not certain yet if I find it beautiful or just impressive.

Thank Yvonnemos
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is a must see if you are in the area. Be aware there is a lot of traffic and walking or getting a taxi is best.

Thank Lea B
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Construction of this huge cathedral was completed after the separation of Church and State. It's capillas are little oases of faith, with several daily masses. A must-see for those who love sculpture and architecture as well as a sanctuary for the faithful.

Thank Jose D F
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

This place is in the heart of the city, next to the zócalo! Today was “el día de música” and there was a large group of about 50 mariachi singing for about 30 minutes outside the cathedrals’s doors... before mass.

Thank Megan W
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This church is a magnificent building that seems to anchor the Center of Oaxaca City where we watched a fine fireworks display and where there is always a taxi available.

Thank S Gail M
Reviewed 24 October 2017

A beautiful cathedral and must if in Oaxaca. the markets around are also beautiful, it is close to the walking street and as Oaxaca is not a big city a place one will pass. Do enter and visit it!

Thank Dragonth
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Right off the zoocolo- Beautiful big church. Can attend church service here- At christmas time beautiful set up of the nativity scene. Huge organ here.

Thank ladyfromtuxtepecmx
Reviewed 28 September 2017

If I had seen this cathedral before it’s neighbouring church, I would have been extremely impressed. However the church a few blocks up the road is absolutely stunning. So unfortunately this was a little disappointing. Still worth visiting and exploring but visit this one first!

Thank Travellover6128
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