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Address: Zacatecas, Mexico
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Description: Formally known as Nuestra Senora de Asuncion, this 18th-century church is...
Formally known as Nuestra Senora de Asuncion, this 18th-century church is a leading example of Churrigueresque architecture.
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You just cant miss the Cathedral, especially the outside architecture, al the stone cravings. It is the landmark of the city, the inside is more plain, big spaces and has a new... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Mexicali
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99 reviews 99 reviews
31 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

You just cant miss the Cathedral, especially the outside architecture, al the stone cravings. It is the landmark of the city, the inside is more plain, big spaces and has a new altar. you cant miss it because it is right at the center of the town

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699 reviews 699 reviews
372 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Impressive Cathedral in the heart of Zacatecas! It is nice to walk by and admire the facade and the tours around the city will tell you even more. There was a big wedding going on when we were there and it was nice to watch.

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Gto,
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Impressive arquitecture, take the guided tour so you can see most of it. Take a good camera. There is a small plaza to the right of the hotel that has different types of "shows" in the evenings - very entertaining.

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Monterey, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Definetly worth visiting and taking pictures. Just be careful not to disturb the mass if its in process when you enter.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is amazing how between the small streets this building pops out and unveils its greatness. A interesting place to admire culture and history at once.

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Kingston, Ontario
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365 reviews 365 reviews
76 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

On the main street, you will definitely walk by it. It's exterior is stunning with detailed stone carving and the backdrop of the mountain. The interior is beautiful but rather basic as far as cathedrals go (this is typical of Mexico). This is only a 15 mins stop but well worth it!

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Livermore, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We loved the architecture and color of the cantera. The inside was full of detailed carvings everywhere you turned the floor is still old school and the altar is super embellished.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

kind of, but the exterior is so intricate it is worth a stop. The pink sandstone detail is incredible and it's in a well-traveled part of town. The interior is much harsher on the eyes, but unique in its own way. There is daily mass both in the morning and evening if you are so inclined.

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san benito
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

the shopping, the architecture and the local people. i felt very secure and very welcome. we tried the teleferico, wonderful views.

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San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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80 reviews 80 reviews
37 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The most barroque church in Latinamerica, an iconic landmark in Zacatecas, buy milk candy from the store in front or a local ice cream, and just have fun admiring all the saints at the front face of the church.

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