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Cathedral of San Luis Potosi

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Address: San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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+52 444 822 0146

This cathedral has been refashioned many times since the early 1700s, when...

This cathedral has been refashioned many times since the early 1700s, when it was constructed.

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Beautiful cathedral

We were lucky enough to be able to see a wedding and attend the mass. Stunning everywhere you looked! Be sure to walk around (when there is not a mass) and enjoy the sculptures... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alyssa W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to be able to see a wedding and attend the mass. Stunning everywhere you looked! Be sure to walk around (when there is not a mass) and enjoy the sculptures and stations.

Thank Alyssa W
Bowmanville, Ontario Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Currently in the process of restoring the exterior of this cathedral to its former glory, (hundreds of years of dirt and grime take its toll). One tower is complete, the matching tower is still grey and dirty. Absolutely awestruck by the detail of the exterior and interior. If you don't visit the old city in Plaza de la Almas, and... More 

Thank RandKim
Danbury, CT
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

It's big and well decorated. Amazing and must place to see if you are in San Luis potosi. It shows European architecture beautifully .. well crafted..

Thank GourAmit
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Cathedral is amazin. So,e carhedrals looksthe same but This one is really wonderfull! Impressive ceiling and dexoration.

Thank MSalazarH
La Reunion, Guatemala
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Visited cathedral in the day and was so impressed with the facade but seeing it lit up at night was magical.....

Thank BillLaReunion
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Omg. What a beautiful place to go. I really can't wait to go back. This plaza make me feel amazing. Good Vibes.

Thank Travelito T
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The city´s Cathedral is a marvelous sample of the baroque style. Located at the corner in front of the Plaza de Armas. At its facade, you can appreciate the beautiful marble sculptures of the twelve Apostles. The two lateral towers that complement the whole front of the church, give an exquisite site as you enter. At the interior there is... More 

Cozumel, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

this is a place loated in historic downtown, with barroco and neoclasi style, build in 1670 made all in pink stone (cantera)

Thank draplanas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

To be a cathedral in mexico you need two spires/towers so originally it only had one. So you need to guess which one is new. Having done that the answer is the other one (trust me). Anyway, externally and internally it's quite impressive however if you visit virtually any historic church in Mexico you will see as good or better.... More 

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

I loved this Cathedral! I had no expectations whatsoever, , but it is one of my favourites. It has very high ceilings painted in software blue inside with angels and saints. Outside it has two different coloured towers as they were made at different times with different materials.

Thank Pilar P

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