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Stunning Small Church, ceiling is amazing

This seems to be listed twice on trip advisor. We arrived on Sunday while service were in session... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Los Angeles, California
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In the center of the central plaza is this church at one end to appreciate

I was amazed at how many details went into the construction of this ancient church that the locals... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Lake Forest, California
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

This seems to be listed twice on trip advisor. We arrived on Sunday while service were in session. There is a sign asking for tourist to respect this active church. We respectively looked from the rear of the church. We loved seeing the stunning ceiling...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OBD2142
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I was amazed at how many details went into the construction of this ancient church that the locals attend even today and the significance it has to the area. great photo op and to learn of its place in the history books.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Whimsicalartist
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Check out this church in the small town of Tlachochahuaya, on the way to Teotitlan del Valle. It has been beautifully restored inside and you can climb a spiral staircase to see the small bellows pipe organ.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank retireandtravelnow
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Set somewhat our of town but easy to get to by taxi, Sam Jeronimo is a beautiful village and well maintained. The people are delightful and the exconvento was lovely to visit. Paved streets and small stores you'll fall in love with the simplicity of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank thetravellingspy
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

San Jerónimo has benefitted from ten years of restoration and is a really lovely gem. The interior is unique is it was painted by native artisans in a beautiful floral style. For a ten peso donation, you can walk the circular stairway to the lift...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Zzardvark
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It is not close to the down town ,however if you can make your way to San Jeronimo it is set in a beautiful , pristine traditional village. The streets are paved emacculately and the village is quiet. It is not too far from the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jenni D
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I volunteer with the organization which restores historic organs throughout the State of Oaxaca and Tlachochahuaya is one of my favorites. The restoration of both the church and the organ was done to perfection. The town is just off the highway to Mitla. The restoration...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Bill P
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Our tour guide took us behind the scenes and showed us many little "secrets" of the church. It was amazing to see all the hints of conquest here. So many little details that would have been missed. We also were able to see the pipe...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank SD_Eddie_V
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We were tipped off to the significance of San Jeronimo by our wonderful guide, who explained to us how the stones taken from the earlier Zapotec site, Dainzu, were used to build the church here. That in itself is nothing new in Mexico. What's wonderful...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank LoladeTiburon
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This church was unique in terms of its construction, unfortunately, not kept clean and badly in need of upkeep. not too popular with the tourists, it was just that my local friend took me there.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank greattravellerindia
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