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Breathtakingly beautiful

This is a must see if you are in the area. Be aware there is a lot of traffic and walking or... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Lea B
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Bedford, Indiana, United States
Part of the reason why Oaxaca is a UNESCO city.

Construction of this huge cathedral was completed after the separation of Church and State. It's... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Jose D F
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This lavish cathedral sits on the town's zócalo.
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Avenida de La Independencia 700 | Colonia Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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+52 951 516 4401
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is a must see if you are in the area. Be aware there is a lot of traffic and walking or getting a taxi is best.

Thank Lea B
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Construction of this huge cathedral was completed after the separation of Church and State. It's capillas are little oases of faith, with several daily masses. A must-see for those who love sculpture and architecture as well as a sanctuary for the faithful.

Thank Jose D F
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

This place is in the heart of the city, next to the zócalo! Today was “el día de música” and there was a large group of about 50 mariachi singing for about 30 minutes outside the cathedrals’s doors... before mass.

Thank Megan W
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This church is a magnificent building that seems to anchor the Center of Oaxaca City where we watched a fine fireworks display and where there is always a taxi available.

Thank S Gail M
Reviewed 24 October 2017

A beautiful cathedral and must if in Oaxaca. the markets around are also beautiful, it is close to the walking street and as Oaxaca is not a big city a place one will pass. Do enter and visit it!

Thank Dragonth
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Right off the zoocolo- Beautiful big church. Can attend church service here- At christmas time beautiful set up of the nativity scene. Huge organ here.

Thank ladyfromtuxtepecmx
Reviewed 28 September 2017

If I had seen this cathedral before it’s neighbouring church, I would have been extremely impressed. However the church a few blocks up the road is absolutely stunning. So unfortunately this was a little disappointing. Still worth visiting and exploring but visit this one first!

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The cathedral of Oaxaca is in the center of Oaxaca, right next to the zocalo. You will definitely see it if you are visiting the city. The facade of the building is beautiful, with intricate decoration and beautiful towers. The inside is decorated in neoclassical...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Beautiful Catherdral right near the Zocalo. Great for some quiet space. Is a coloured back drop with coloured lights during fiesta times. We were there on Independence Day & it was really pretty with lots of food stall & vendors around.

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Very good location and nice view. I recommend go and join ceremonies. See and be in this atmosphere.

Thank ilayda d
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