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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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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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Free entrance Cathedral, working church, on the big square, worth to look from inside and outside

Cathedral doesn't have nay entrance fee. When we entered late in the evening after 7 pm - there was limited areas where we can walk inside and people were praying as it's real... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Plano, Texas

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I had expected so much more than what is here. Skip the pay areas. In fact, skip the whole thing and head over to templo major.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Cathedral doesn't have nay entrance fee. When we entered late in the evening after 7 pm - there was limited areas where we can walk inside and people were praying as it's real church. Even where you can walk - you can still appreciate the architecture, effect from inside and outside , when you step away from it or when... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A beautiful piece of architecture and a majestic monument. The inside seems to be gold plated and worth a visit.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Wow, what a cathedral it is . simply amazing place. It is located in heart of mexico city and no entry fee to visit this place. Its an architectural wonder. its really worth visiting this place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Nice architecture, beautiful windows to old excavations. It is Church so - open whole day - no entrance fee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The cathedral is lovely and grand, but the real highlight is the tour of the bell tower. The view onto the Zocalo is stunning, and if the day is clear, you can catch a glimpse of Popocatépetl

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

It's in the center and surrounded by cops and an ice rink for Christmas time. Dirty and depressing but it is one of the historical things to see.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is a very interesting visit, since it contains religious, architectural and historic important facts. Religiously it is a beautiful and very spiritual site, with its chorus dated centuries ago and a marvelous altar. Historically it has the three different cathedral built in different stages of the Mexico City development. Architecturally, it is very interesting, since you can notice the... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The Cathedral is beautiful and pretty big. It is worth the visit! Depending on the time of the day, it may have a lot of people in there. Despite everything, the visit should not take that long, but you must see it!

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This cathedral was absolutely stunning. It seems to be absolutely huge as there are 3 entrances to get into it. The sinking of the cathedral is demonstrated by pendulums that they have placed in the church so that they can measure the sinking. The gold gilded chapels and altars are so stunningly beautiful my jaw dropped open when we walked... More 

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