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Cathedral of Oaxaca

Alameda de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico
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free and beautiful

Right off the zoocolo- Beautiful big church. Can attend church service here- At christmas time... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
San Juan Bautista Tuxtepec, Mexico
Not as pretty as San Dominico church

If I had seen this cathedral before it’s neighbouring church, I would have been extremely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Francisco, 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 5 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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.

1  Thank Lawren M
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The detail this building has is incredible. The whole downtown area is embelishing and magic. This might be one of those places I would consider to go on my honey moon. Sunday mornings in this place are very interesting!

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the view at sunset after a rainy day, accompanied by nice climate and colonial architecture, with very nice illumination. A must to visit if in town.

Thank ROC_1111
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