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Cathedral of Oaxaca

Alameda de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico
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This church is a magnificent building that seems to anchor the Center of Oaxaca City where we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
S Gail M
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Very impressive

A beautiful cathedral and must if in Oaxaca. the markets around are also beautiful, it is close to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dragonth
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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

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 4 weeks ago

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 29 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
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The cathedral of Oaxaca is in the center of Oaxaca, right next to the zocalo. You will definitely see it if you are visiting the city. The facade of the building is beautiful, with intricate decoration and beautiful towers. The inside is decorated in neoclassical...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Beautiful Catherdral right near the Zocalo. Great for some quiet space. Is a coloured back drop with coloured lights during fiesta times. We were there on Independence Day & it was really pretty with lots of food stall & vendors around.

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Very good location and nice view. I recommend go and join ceremonies. See and be in this atmosphere.

Thank ilayda d
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We felt spoiled coming to this lovely place for a civilised glass of wine and delicious food. The service was fantastic. In particular, the almond mole was one of the best moles (and even the best almond mole - other places don't do it so...More

Thank Lucy_and_Pete
Reviewed 16 August 2017

one of the most important church in the city the facade is just spectacular its within the zocalo sq

Thank Jackordaz
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful interior and exterior, very peaceful. Wonderful examples of the type of churches seen across Mexico - very different than the United States.

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