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Pinacoteca de la Profesa

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Another Impressive Church With Interesting Art

This impressive church known for its elaborate art collection is commonly called 'La Profesa'' and... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2018
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Majestic Church

The church is simply amazing. From the external architecture to the interior design, there is an... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Irving, Texas
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31 Dec 2018
“Another Impressive Church With Interesting Art”
31 Mar 2018
“Majestic Church”
The art gallery at "La Profesa" opens in 1987 trying to share the wondefull collection of paintings (more tan 450) that have been in their custody since the XVII century. Every saturday at noon is open free of charge to the public and the director...more
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Calle Isabel La Catolica 21 | Francisco I. Madero, Mexico City 06010, Mexico
Cuauhtemoc District
+52 55 5521 8362
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Reviewed 31 December 2018

This impressive church known for its elaborate art collection is commonly called 'La Profesa'' and sits on the corner of Madero, a busy street often with active markets and La Catolica Street. It was built in the late 1`6th Century and definitely worth a look...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

The church is simply amazing. From the external architecture to the interior design, there is an impressive concept and beauty. From the dome to the arches, it is awe-inspiring to witness its simple beauty. This is worth a stop for a few minutes while walking...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank JDSoui
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This is an old church where you can feel the quietness of the place and you can think about the daily life in a peaceful place. You can also snap some pictures because they have so many things around that out from back in the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This church is one of many you find scattered around Mexico historical centre, but this one is very nice, lovely facade, and very austere but serene interior. Certainly worth the visit

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

Being a Mexican, I love seeing churches and their ornaments. This church is impressive, because of all the meanings and the combination of decoration of the various altarpieces. But a visit to this church is not complete until you enter to its Pinacoteca (Art Gallery),...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

Although we couldn't possibly have gone into even a small portion of the churches in Mexico City, we did go into quite a few. This was our favorite. It also reminded us of the best of Spain and Italy. The art is outstanding, building Baroque...More

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank NiciH827
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Centro Historico
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Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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