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Catedral Basilica de Puebla

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Address: 16 de Septiembre | Centro Histórico, Puebla, Mexico
Phone Number: (222) 2 32 23 16
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Description: This huge baroque-style cathedral dominates the town's main square and is...
This huge baroque-style cathedral dominates the town's main square and is one of Puebla's most recognizable landmarks.
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Beautiful Cathedral, inside and out

If you visit the Zocalo, you can't miss the Cathedral. It is an impressive structure. Definietly go in if you can. It is open during the day when services are not going on. It is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

If you visit the Zocalo, you can't miss the Cathedral. It is an impressive structure. Definietly go in if you can. It is open during the day when services are not going on. It is beautifully apportioned and well maintained. You can't use flash photography, so go during the day to take pictures inside. At night the sometimes project images... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This cathedral is Mexico's second largest and was built in 1649. It has a tiled dome similar to St Peters in Rome and 14 side chapels. The full name of the town is "Puebla de los Angeles" or People of the Angels and the large courtyard out front has pillars of angels to symbolize this. If you are in Puebla,... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

An icon of Puebla. The Architecture is amazing and City full of history. The Cathedral is a most to visit when you are in town. I fully recommend form September to December. Full of activities,National and international events and concerts .

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Manila
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Went to a Sunday mass with Mexican family. The mass is very similar with masses in the Philippines. The people are very much like Filipinos. Felt at home. Knowing a little spanish..my knowledge of the language expanded a little bit because of the similarities. The church architectural design is so nice. I love the people and the culture too because... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The cathedral was meant to be the most important building in the city - no doubt about it: just look at its location (along the Zocalo), interior & exterior design, and the fact it has its own plaza in front of it, although being located next to the city's main square. It's definitely worth a visit. Especially if you're tired... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This church is truly extravagant and grandiose. It has amazing chapels inside which are each unique and beautiful as well. Even if visiting churches isn't your thing, or you think you've seen them all, this one still deserves a visit as the details and size are incredible. Sadly there are many national and foreign visitors who disrespectfully ignore the many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The Catedral Basicica de Puebla may not be Puebla's most beautiful church, but it is very beautiful nonetheless and worth a visit inside.

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Queretaro, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

What a stunning church surrounded by a lively place. The light show at night was fantastic. A must see! ESLVentures.com

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

This is a really lovely and huge cathedral in Puebla centro, if you visit the zocalo you can't miss it! The stone work is beautiful inside and out but unfortunately there are signs everywhere inside saying no photos. A majority of people were ignoring the signs but there are staff who will tell you off so beware. I found that... More 

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Van Alstyne, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you go to this town and miss this, you missed the main attraction. It is Huge and extremely detailed carved stone.

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