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Cathedral of Oaxaca

Alameda de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico
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One of many amazing cathedrals in Oaxaca

Centrally located and pretty spectacular, worth noting or even going in to see. Didn't seem as busy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robyn H
via mobile
Love this place at sunsey

After the first, touristy, visit to this beautiful cathedral, I got into a habit of coming here... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sunnyvale, California
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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 via mobile

Centrally located and pretty spectacular, worth noting or even going in to see. Didn't seem as busy as the much busier Santi Domingo, so might be a little more tranquil to experience

Thank Robyn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After the first, touristy, visit to this beautiful cathedral, I got into a habit of coming here every day at sunset and just sitting in the little square facing the building. So beautiful and peaceful and always something happening, big or small. A wedding, a...More

Thank dbsubscribe777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cathedral is a beautiful building and it is of course a landmark, it is located right next to the Zocalo

Thank travellistics
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always keep in mind the very poor people who contributed to build this church. it was built on and the backs of native people and the resources that were stolen from them by Spanish colonists.

Thank worldtraveler77_12
Reviewed 6 January 2018

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 3 January 2018

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 28 December 2017 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
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