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Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)

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Address: Avenida 16 de Septiembre | Colonia Centro, Mexico City 06010, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 5 5129467
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: One of the largest churches in Latin America, this famous cathedral...
One of the largest churches in Latin America, this famous cathedral dominates the Zócalo.
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No matter your believes, this sanctuary offers quiet, peaceful experience. One of the city icons, and beautiful inside and outside, full of history and stories, don't miss it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

No matter your believes, this sanctuary offers quiet, peaceful experience. One of the city icons, and beautiful inside and outside, full of history and stories, don't miss it.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

church is beautifull , 16 century, the devotion of the people,and outside the is a lotf of people selling and dancing the old way befor the spanish came. best sunday 12 noon

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Manila
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I felt I was in the past. I am from the Philippines and what came to my mind was the Spanish colonization history of Mexico and the Philippines. A very good experience.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A great big cathedral just abetting the Zocalo square. Inside you see the most marvelous flower arrangements and an ongoing service with a surprisingly large congregation given that it was a working day. Their devotion is palpable. The architecture is once again elaborate and old. A few candles are lit in small alcoves. The serenity is notable.

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

It is several large chapels along with the main Cathedral. It gives you an amazing sense of Mexican Catholicism. Very ornate.

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Tampico, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Awe inspiring building. It is quiet and cool . Get out of the zocalo sun and wonder about. Sit down and reflect awhile.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

When in Mexico City, you must tour its Zocalo plaza and cathedral. Very impressive for its art work and architecture.

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Allen tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Very large, very ornate, free, must not wear hats and must be quite, this is still a house of worship. I have been to Rome, and although this catheral is not on the same level with some of the churches in Rome, it is a close 2nd. A must see if you ar near the zocalo.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The buildings and interiors have to be seen to be believed. A wonderful experience. The flowers in one of the chapels were mind blowing.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral is a must for everyone who visit Mexico city. The impressive pipe organ and all the little chapels inside the Cathedral that show the barroque style in extreme is something you can't miss.They have guide visits, but you can see it by yourself, but don't miss the guide visit to the bell tower, the Cathedral has... More 

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