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Amozoc, La Purisima | San Francisco Acatepec, San Pedro Cholula 72875, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Church of San Francisco Acatepec is a colonial religious building, one of beautiful examples of Mexican Baroque architecture, especially recognized for its facade of Talavera mosaics combined with red brick. It is located in the town of San Francisco Acatepec in San Andrés Cholula, Metropolitan...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Suwatss
Reviewed 7 August 2019

This church, which is very close to the more famous of Santa María Tonantzintla, has a lot to offer to the savvy traveler. The decor is amazing, a la Mexican Baroque, all cover in gold-leaf. Each niche has something to offer; you can spend hours...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RobertoMurphy
Reviewed 3 August 2019

Beautiful historic church. You enter from the side of the building and not the main door. We took local bus to reach this are which was fairly easy. Amazing decor and architecture here. Worth the visit!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 July 2019

Really cool, old church. Very eclectic in style and fine art details all around. Very recommended to visit and spend a while inside.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ugo C
Reviewed 23 June 2019 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by this church while in Puebla. We were both blown away with the amazing talavera tiled exterior. We have probably visited 100+ churches in Mexico, and this was one I will always remember. The interior is impressive as well, but...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 April 2019

I am so glad I had the opportunity to visit chill and see this extraordinary church. It cannot be missed. So different than anything I have see in any church in Mexico. My guide as thorough in his presentation of the church, its art and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 450juditha
Reviewed 15 January 2019

The tiles in the facade are beautifully chaotic, this is one of the most beautiful facades you will see anywhere. You will find history, architecture, religion, chaos and death all within the same church. Literally thousands of tiles on the facade, a beautiful garden and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 January 2019

the front of the church has a lot of details and it is nice inside as well. the front had some damage from the earthquake in the fall of 17 so we entereded from a side entrance.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 January 2019

Perhaps the prettiest church in Mexico. It took 100 years to complete and no wonder, the whole outside fascade of the church in decorated with blue Talavera tiles. Inside, the tiles are blue, white, yellow and green. Lots of statues to. Sort of medium indigenous...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

This interior is overwhelming to the eyes, and so charming as it is a bit less refined than the churches in Puebla.

Date of experience: November 2018
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