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Catedral Metropolitana de Nuestra Senora de Monterrey

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As long as you're touring the Macroplaza (as I hope you are if you're visiting here), it's worth... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Sal_Paradise767
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Durham, North Carolina
A quick must see when downtown.

Stop and see the central city cathedral. It is a quick visit and a nice small renovated cathedral... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
WanderingOso
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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Taking center stage on Monterrey's Gran Plaza, this historical baroque cathedral took more than 150 years to complete during the 17th century.
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Zuazua y Ocampo | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

As long as you're touring the Macroplaza (as I hope you are if you're visiting here), it's worth stopping into this church. They have some pretty murals and stained glass and the architecture outside is nice to take in as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sal_Paradise767
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Stop and see the central city cathedral. It is a quick visit and a nice small renovated cathedral. Pope John Paul II stopped here and there is a plaque dedicated to his visit to Monterrey.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank WanderingOso
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The most impressive part of this cathedral is the sculptures. The inside decor is very simple, and has an ornate mural behind the altar. If you’re pressed for time, it’s okay to skip this cathedral. Although beautiful, there are more impressive places to visit in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Y8672PBannad
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is a beautiful, mostly simple, cathedral. The facade is the most elaborate part of the architecture. Inside, it is mostly white and plain except for the altar area which has colorful, contemporary murals above. It is a peaceful refuge right off the Macroplaza area....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Mexican Cathedrals tend to dominate the surrounding area and draw you in, such as the Cathedrals in Mexico City, Toluca, and Morelia. Monterrey's Cathedral is more subdued, but worth a stop if you are in the centro. It is peaceful and well kept, and features...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

The Cathedral Metropolitana de Nuestra Senora de Monterrey stands out on the edge of the Monterrey Macroplaza. It's as beautiful and majestic on the inside as on the exterior.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank OceanPotion1
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Located at the Macroplaza area. Big church with a neo classic facade from the end of the 19 Century. A beautiful architecture in its exterior as well as in the interior. At the interior, a colored mural above the altar. A simple altar with detail...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank EMILE D
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Free entrance of course. It isn't a big cathedral but it is very nice to sightsee. You can also take a ride along the ciudad vieja. Would be a very good idea to do this visit the same day of parque fundadora and paseo Santa...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank nicocarrega
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I wouldn't go far out of my way to see this church. It is small but well kept. Worth a look if you see it a few blocks away.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank AprilTravels33
Reviewed 8 October 2016

But everyone knows that Monterrey was never very big on investing in religion. If you are looking for really beautiful religious edifices, Zacatecas is a great destination. There you will find many such, in the city and surrounding it.

Date of experience: November 2015
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