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Merida Cathedral

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Address: Calle 61 | on the east side of Plaza Grande, Merida 97000, Mexico
Phone Number: 9286131
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Interesting cathedral

This church looks very plain and stark inside but has a great history if you can find a local to guide you around (and they will probably be looking for you). The old columns are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Midlothian, Virginia

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Midlothian, Virginia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This church looks very plain and stark inside but has a great history if you can find a local to guide you around (and they will probably be looking for you). The old columns are built on the bases that were made from the Mayan temple that was there. You can see the difference in the old and new stone.... More 

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Playa del Carmen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

incredible cathedral built in the 1700's...located right on the square block zocolo...outstanding stop and enjoy the park

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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very beautiful church. Well worth the visit. The people are wonderful. We took tons of pictures if your interested but we figured it's best to see it in person.

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Chelem, Mexico
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt like I had gone back in time as I walked into the Cathedral.We recommend or take all of our guests for a visit of the Cathedral .Our Guest talk about their visits for years later

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London, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This fine Spanish early colonial building imposes itself in its grandeur over the main square of Merida. The simplicity of its architecture and its interior decoration lends it increased stateliness and serenity.

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Columbia, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This dignified beauty towers majestically over the central square. It is busy and actively used. Pop in for a peek. The vaulted ceilings are impressive, but the interior is surprisingly austere, with just a huge simple cross in the apse. Very dignified and appropriately solemn.

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Thank carolegth
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mérida Cathedral Yucatán, Mexico, is one of the oldest cathedrals in the America. Built in the 16th century. Beautiful architecture and particularly impressive if you can catch one of the many ceremonies happening there. Acoustics are impressive

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral built 525 years ago with dismantled Mayan pyramids. The irony of the story huh... The plaza is right in front with many shops and restaurants.

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Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a very beautiful cathedral with a lot of interesting architecture. One of the largest crucifix I have ever seen. Enjoyed looking at the inlaid marble stones in memory of deceased loved ones.

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Cozumel, Mexico
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful cathedral that has stood the test of time. It is so tall and over looks the Plaza Grande. Such a neat experience to see it!

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