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Merida Cathedral

Calle 61 | on the east side of Plaza Grande, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Attended Mass

By chance I got to attend mass. Nice, I like that. The cathedral is an impressive building, inside... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
984monicai
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Listen to your tour guide about the home of the black Jesus. The church was burned down 3 times and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim77406
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“mayan temples” (17 reviews)
“pipe organ” (9 reviews)
“old church” (8 reviews)
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Calle 61 | on the east side of Plaza Grande, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

By chance I got to attend mass. Nice, I like that. The cathedral is an impressive building, inside at the Altar a really big, and modern, wooden Christ. I liked it, very much.

Thank 984monicai
Reviewed 1 week ago

Listen to your tour guide about the home of the black Jesus. The church was burned down 3 times and the crucifix of Jesus on the cross was blackened with soot. The church was rebuilt using marble instead of wood so it couldn't be burned...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my relatives and everyone loved the atmosphere inside and out. There's always something going on around there, and we will be back soon.

Thank Francesca S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attend a lovely mass in English, beautiful singing. Small side chapel corner of Calle 61 & 58. Received a very warm welcome.

Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This amazes me how these sorts of structures were built in the 16th century. A huge cathedral with some lovely internal facade. Massive carving of Christ at the alter which I am not sure is as old as the church. Worth visiting to see it...More

Thank timtamalam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice square with dominating cathedral, whoch is so nice. Unfortunately it was closed as the other in Mexico. But nothing else in the center. Forget about Campeche or San Cristobal... Merida has nothing to do with nice two beauty cities.

Thank Jakub B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

In the center of the city, has the largest indoor wooden crucifix in the world. Marvelous singing, a very holy feeling place.

Thank BarnyardGal
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Magnificent old church, built for the ruins of a one time Mayan city. Located in the heart of the city. This is a place you have to visit while in the city.

Thank Meridahombre
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I am not a big fun of churches, but definitely an impressive Christ. If you are in the area take a look and mark as visited.

Thank Adan R
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Cathedral was closed tonight to make way for Fiesta celebration. Street performers imitated Mayan ball game. Hundreds of folks milling about. If shopping, be there before 8 or shops will mostly be closed. Lots of community pride here.

Thank McFerrid
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Yo assumo todas horas, pero no se exactamente. Lo siento.
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29 March 2016|
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Response from Tina B | Reviewed this property |
My Fiance and I just got back from the Yucatan, we fell in love with the area, so much that we plan on returning next March and possibly purchasing some property there. We also are planning to have a civil marriage here in... More
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