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Chapel of the Rosary

| La Antigua, Veracruz 91687, Mexico
+52 296 962 0306
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This chapel, built in 1523, is claimed by some to be the first church ever constructed in continental America.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
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15 Sep 2016
“Tiny church near Cortes home.”
25 Apr 2016
“Historically significant, still standing and in use”
| La Antigua, Veracruz 91687, Mexico
+52 296 962 0306
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

A couple of blocks from Cortes home. First church built in Veracruz. Very small and not a lot to see inside.

1  Thank beatrizcordov47
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a special and lovely little church with good views of the original material. A very significant cultural icon representing a huge cultural shift. The setting is beautiful as well.

2  Thank marcia_marcia
Reviewed 26 February 2016

This is the site of the first catholic church built in the Americas, hence it deserves being a landmark. La Antigua itself was historic in that it was the place where Hernan Cortes had built the first military headquarters in Mexico.

1  Thank rfoz11
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This place is very old. The walls are built with bricks and coral blocks. Definitely one place to visit.

Thank DorisV660
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Another piece of the puzzle of the Cortez Conquest of Mexico. This small chapel is still standing and operational, with well preserved furniture and religious artifacts.

Thank IslaVerde8D
Reviewed 16 March 2015

This chapel is very worth seeing. Specially if you include it on a trip to Antigua. This beautiful chapel was the first one in Latin America inland. The chapel has the Catholic stations at the atrium. Complement your visit with the first House of Cortes...More

Thank CGuadarrama
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