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Address: Zocalo de la Ciudad | Costera Miguel Alemán, s/n, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-74-821848
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Located in an old section of the city, this church displays...

Located in an old section of the city, this church displays byzantine-influenced architecture.

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LOVELY LA CATEDRAL

While on our trip while back through Mexico we came across some of the most beautiful and amazing Cathedrals and Basilicas and La Catedral is one of them, loved the blue dome

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 2, 2015
MBB1952
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Surfers Paradise, Australia

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The cathedral itself is nice to see however the area that it is in is rather run down and not what expected. If you walk from costera the walk is quite long however take plenty of water and stroll as you will see how the pace changes from acapulco main bay into the old town.

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Thank Daryl M
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best part of visiting the Acapulco Cathedral is the walk through the Zocalo(town square). Stop and enjoy the street vendors. It is all safe.

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1 Thank solarrichard
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Lovely seeing the church - still in use - there were baptisms going on the day we passed by. The market in front of the church is worth a look around - felt quite touristy but interesting with some great food and drinks available.

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1 Thank AnneRaleigh
Shingletown, California
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Parades of locals dressed up and some in ceremonial warrior outfits and headdresses. Very joyful and entertaining family event. Clean modern looking church in a plaza packed with vendors (some on the church entrance that we thought Jesus would be offended by).

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1 Thank The_NorCal_Michael
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

This cathedral is well worth a visit, very beautiful, very well used and lots of interesting street sellers in the square outside

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Thank Jackie Y
Ashford, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Still looking for the charm and beauty that must be in Acapulco somewhere - thought the azure blue dome was definitely worth the walk, even though the cathedral is at best quaint. Take your running shoes and jog back along a the 'promenade' back around the bay at sunset and then your soul and heart will feel better for it.

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1 Thank Alastair W
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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625 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 658 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

While on our trip while back through Mexico we came across some of the most beautiful and amazing Cathedrals and Basilicas and La Catedral is one of them, loved the blue dome

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1 Thank MBB1952
Roseville, California
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81 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We've been to many churches in Mexico and this one is ordinary and not worth a visit, unless you are right there.

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Thank Al B
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

La Catedral is a bright pearl! It's somehow surprising to find such a building behind the market place of Acapulco. Mexican churches with their colours, flowers and smells are always "une experience"!

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1 Thank Maijaska
Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Love the cathedrals in Mexico, everything is gold leaf and immaculate. I really loved just walking around and noticing the pictures on the wall and also walking around the outside grounds.

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