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La Paz Cathedral

Address: La Paz, Mexico
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Ranked #7 of 24 Attractions in La Paz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Built in 1720, this church has both historical and architectural...
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Built in 1720, this church has both historical and architectural importance for the city.
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

A beautiful cathedral in the heart of La Paz. We had a wonderful walk through, and the plaza was a great place to soak in the city.

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Woodland Hills, California, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This church was built in the 1800's and has never been remodeled and it looks as if it was just done. Great altar and for Christmas had the best manger scene I have ever seen

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Mexico City, Mexico
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333 reviews 333 reviews
94 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a nice very small church in the middle of town. You can walk around or try some of the small coffee shops or restaurants around it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Simple, pretty Church. But one can feel the grandeur mixed with the difficulty of the architecture for the materials available at the time. (i.e. crystal chandeliers, curved wooden ceiling). I would have loved to attend a service, but the decorations were fabulous. And the fact that locals still come to pray mid-day, despite the tourists, made it special. An uphill... More 

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Malibu, California, United States
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328 reviews 328 reviews
152 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Nice, traditional Spainish architecture made all festive for the Christmas Holidays. Friendly, enjoyable atmosphere and open to wander in and have a look.

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San Diego, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

no reason not to stop by and poke your head in, but nothing too exciting. The cathedral under construction is also worth a peak, even in its completely unfinished state, just because its so big.

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California
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1,040 attraction reviews
532 helpful votes 532 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Mexico has many very grand cathedrals. This is not one of them. To get the true flavor of this place, it's necessary to attend a service here and experience the devotion of the parishioners.

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La Paz
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I agree with Friar 4 our Cathedral is not impressive by any means whatsoever compared to other Cathedrals in the world. I think the one in Guadalajara is much more impressive. However... take in account WHERE we are, and WHEN it was built, and then you could say it is impressive.We are a land locked peninsula and we are located... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

One needs to walk up a street from where the tour buses let you off, but it's worth the walk. The cathedral is very quaint, and we were able to watch a service take place. The architecture is very pretty, and it's amazing to see how they much they built with just stone. A major stop? No, but if you're... More 

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Calaveras County, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Worth a visit. Impressive stone cathedral in this dusty humble Baja Town. Faces the town square. Good energy inside.

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