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This 18th-century church, built with funds provided by silver tycoon José de la Borda, is the centerpiece of the town's main square.
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Went on day tour from Mexico City to Taxco. It included tour of the silver museum and Santa Prisco. Lunch had a great view. The included lunch was nice, but a little under seasoned for my taste. Santa Prisca was beautiful and very interesting. There...More

Thank Alvin K
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This beautiful church is directly at the Zócalo. It is a lovely baroque church that I visited for the 2nd time. It was built between 1751 - 1758 by José de la Borda, who had made a fortune in the silver mines. It is built...More

Thank MochiMundo
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I recommend getting a guide to talk you through all the art work. There are som controversial pieces such as a pregnant Virgin Mary without symbolic bow covering her belly which caused much hocus pocus that artist wasn't allowed to sign pieces... So in Belgian...More

Thank ciararivera
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is one of the site that is a must while in Taxco. The cathedral is typical of the colonial era and well worth the time to explore. Some guides will offer their services but it is not necessary to enjoy the visit. We went...More

Thank Alain C
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Read the story of the cathedral before you go so that you can appreciate it when you arrive. For us at least, the crowds were so huge that it was difficult to hear any of the descriptions from local guides. The story and the architecture...More

Thank beeedell
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Beautifull colonial cathedral. All days open to public. Nice view over the city from the terrace on the right side of the church.

Thank Bonitatravelblog
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Tall, narrow baroque style church built between 1751 and 1758. St Peter and St Paul on either side of door. Only find churches with two front towers in Catholic or parish churches. This is a parish church. Believe he called it St Prisca or St...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Located at the very center of the plaza , there is absolutely no way you can miss it . It's a beautiful baroque church , you can get a guide beforehand or outside if you wish. The silver "Virgen de Guadalupe" is a must see,...More

Thank Aline L
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Before the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel was built the Church of Santa Prisca was the tallest structure in Taxco. It is located west of old city. Tall, narrow, opulent and lavishly rich looking interior is truly breath-taking. The general style is Spanish...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Santa Prisca Cathedral is certainly a site not to miss on your visit to Taxco. The cathedral is located at the zocalo and you can obtain a free tour ( with a voluntary donation / tip) from guides located at or around the entrance to...More

Thank am2nite
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