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Address: Oaxaca, Mexico
Description: One of the city's most ornate structures, this church is lavishly endowed...
One of the city's most ornate structures, this church is lavishly endowed with gold.
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The most incredible acoustics

I have played a flute in this church, and heard a violin quartet playing at a wedding, and this church has the most wonderful acoustics of any place I have been in my life.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

I have played a flute in this church, and heard a violin quartet playing at a wedding, and this church has the most wonderful acoustics of any place I have been in my life.

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Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Got married here 40 years ago and still one of the most beautiful churches in the world. The golden altar is breathtaking, even if you are not a religious person.

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Santa Cruz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This church has gold everywhere. It is spectacular in scope and material. The inside, the outside, every in between nook and cranny deserve multiple visits. Even my Jewish aunt was impressed!

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

daughter had a gold chain stolen right off her neck! After that event, the Oaxacan City and State governments put in advanced security cameras all up and down from the zocalo to Sant Domingo. Best part about it is the guy who sells cantelope ice cream in front from his little cart he pushes around. I swear it is the... More 

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mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

When visiting this old church which still is in use, one gets the felling of the many devout persons who have visited and worshiped there. Well worth your time to visit and to study its interior rooms as well as the church history. One cannot help but feels its importance in the current and past life of the city.

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The fantastic church is located a few blocks north of the zocalo on Alcala. Lovely maguey garden in from of the church. There are always loads of people in the immediate vicinity, chilling and hanging out. The church itself is very beautiful and highly ornate.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This place is huge. With a wonderful museum right next to it or rather as part of it. The altar is covered in gold and the art work is amazing. There are several smaller chapels inside this enormous church. Take you time and see it all. And don't forget the tree of life depicted in the ceiling as soon as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The temple was beautiful both inside and out. There were having an outside play nearby so the foot traffic was somewhat heavy but walking through the streets of Oaxaca was both entertaining and educational. We were amongst many tourists from all around the globe so asking questions of other tourists was easy. However, many of the tourists are kinda stuck... More 

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Chapeau, Quebec
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is a very popular church in Oaxaca...especially the attached gardens. I've witnessed a number of celebrations in the plaza, and watched wedding celebrations, of twirling dancers with paper mache heads....Christmas is very special here also....the landscape is entirely welcoming...for sitting and viewing....

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Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a wonderful monument in the centre of Oaxaca. Very much worth the visit. Also, attached to it is the Museo de las culturas de Oaxaca, where we spent 3-4 hours. A beautifully set museum that provides a complete history of the State of Oaxaca.

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Address: Oaxaca, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca

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