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“One of many amazing cathedrals in Oaxaca”

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption
Ranked #25 of 145 things to do in Oaxaca
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Owner description: This lavish cathedral sits on the town's zócalo.
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Centrally located and pretty spectacular, worth noting or even going in to see. Didn't seem as busy as the much busier Santi Domingo, so might be a little more tranquil to experience

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"stained glass"
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"worth a visit"
in 14 reviews
"big church"
in 3 reviews
"nice church"
in 4 reviews
"main square"
in 2 reviews
"walking street"
in 2 reviews
"few blocks"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 3 reviews
"gold leaf"
in 2 reviews
"saints"
in 9 reviews
"facade"
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"glow"
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"mass"
in 8 reviews
"sanctuary"
in 4 reviews
"mexico"
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"statues"
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"plaza"
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

After the first, touristy, visit to this beautiful cathedral, I got into a habit of coming here every day at sunset and just sitting in the little square facing the building. So beautiful and peaceful and always something happening, big or small. A wedding, a celebration or just a guy quietly playing boleros on his guitar

Thank dbsubscribe777
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

The Cathedral is a beautiful building and it is of course a landmark, it is located right next to the Zocalo

Thank travellistics
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Always keep in mind the very poor people who contributed to build this church. it was built on and the backs of native people and the resources that were stolen from them by Spanish colonists.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

I have done enough reviews of religuous sites, and I am getting tired of it. There is nothing I can say which differenciates it from others. Just go see it, you won't regret it.

Thank peterdavies2016
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