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Beautiful Old Church

This was just down the street from our hotel so we walked through and looked around. Its a very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nikki P
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Hastings, Nebraska
Beautiful!

Booths outside the Soledad are where you can buy Milagros and other religious items. Not to mention... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Susan G
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New York
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This 17th-century church contains an interesting museum of religious art.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was just down the street from our hotel so we walked through and looked around. Its a very impressive building and someone gave us a clue to look for the grate in the floor which has stairs leading down to tunnels connecting all the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nikki P
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Booths outside the Soledad are where you can buy Milagros and other religious items. Not to mention terrific Nieves!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susan G
Reviewed 18 December 2018

The organist and percussionists were rehearsing for a ceremony when I visited. Tall nave, stone, oculuses light interior, plus electricity.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank mikeT-LA
Reviewed 31 October 2018

it is like 4 or 5 blocks away from downtown, but it is worth to visit it, and beside the church in a patio, there are some regional ice cream shops where you can seat below a very big tree, very nice

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pfl0res
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Intricate carving of the exterior brings solitude and peacefulness. Easy to contemplate life while resting inside the Basilica. Outstanding.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful church. Next to a very wide square where you can seat and enjoy peace. Inside the church also amazing architecture and details.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

a beautiful basilica to visit and to see the inside-really impressive and unique example of architecture

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Piotr M
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This lovely basilica with it's amazing Virgin, Soledad is a wonderful place to spend some quiet moments in the day. The atmosphere is peaceful and beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This is a much simpler church than the big cathedrals. In the patio in front are little shops that sell a variety of ices and sherbets. Often there is a band of some sort and people dancing.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Because this church is at the westernmost end of the old city, many tourists don’t go and it’s a great way to experience local life with far less of the tawdriness of the zocalo. In front of the entry to the church, there’s a lovely...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Zzardvark
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