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San Felipe de Neri Church

2005 North Plaza, Albuquerque, NM 87104
+1 505-243-4628
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Old school new mexico

Great old church. Very minimalist. Lots of folks worshipping in the afternoon. Modest both in... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
frequent1
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Groveland, California
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Adds something special to the Old Town plaza

Dating from 1793, San Felipe de Neri is an obligatory stop in Albuquerque. The view of the building... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Thomas F
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Columbia, Maryland
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Built in 1706 and rebuilt in 1793, this historic church has been providing services ever since.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“attend mass” (9 reviews)
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2005 North Plaza, Albuquerque, NM 87104
West Old Town
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+1 505-243-4628
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Great old church. Very minimalist. Lots of folks worshipping in the afternoon. Modest both in style and in art.

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Dating from 1793, San Felipe de Neri is an obligatory stop in Albuquerque. The view of the building across the plaza is beautiful. The interior feels like a synthesis of traditional Southwestern adobe church style with nineteenth-century Anglo Catholic decor. There was a children's service...More

2  Thank Thomas F
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

If you have never seen or been in one of these you must go. Pay attention to the architectural detail. Understand how pivotal it is in Albuquerque's history

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

This is a beautiful and historic Church in the heart of old town Albuquerque. The Church is very picturesque and has many special details to enjoy. No admission charge and photography is allowed as long as there isn't a service going on. Not very large,...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

This church is the oldest in Albuquerque and well worth visiting. The tromps l'oeille is excellent (you'd think everything was real marble)! The church store is much better than most and has an extensive collection of art and books. The people that run it are...More

3  Thank MontanaLaura
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

This church perfectly anchors the square and gives the entire Old Town of Albuquerque its ambiance. Built in 1793, it is beautifully maintained inside and out. There is a convent attached to the west side. Take a few minutes to read the history of this...More

2  Thank AdventurousRetirees
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Whether you're Catholic or not, this old church in the heart of Albuquerque is worth a visit. The inside of the church is beautiful and serene. The tranquility helps one totally relax and be in peace.

2  Thank msm092015
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Came here with my family of 9 while in Old Town and it is a beautiful church. They is something so special about visiting old churches like this and just appreciating the architecture and the simple things in life. It was quiet and peaceful and...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This mission/church is located right on the plaza in Albuquerque Old Town & is THE must-see attraction, in my opinion! There is no admission charge & it is beautiful. There is also a gift shop on the premesis & prices are very reasonable.

Thank Teresa G
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This Catholic church is still active. It is amazing condition for being over 300 years old. This is in the heart of old town Albuquerque. The gift shop had a lot of nice stuff and the staff was very friendly. This is a must see.

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