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Address: Zona Centro, Victoria de Durango, City of Durango, Mexico

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Started construction in 1695.......that is longer than I can remember

Quite a church...over 350 years of construction....it was next to our hotel Posada San Augustin so was an easy short tour. Most of the colonial cities, in Mexico, have the Church... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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South Egremont, Massachusetts
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112 reviews 112 reviews
28 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Very nice cathedral. Must see but a little worn looking inside. Not well kept for a great structure. Poorly maintained.

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Quite a church...over 350 years of construction....it was next to our hotel Posada San Augustin so was an easy short tour. Most of the colonial cities, in Mexico, have the Church with Concha (park) configuration. Take a few minutes and check out these historical sites.

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The Cathedral in Durango is a Basilica - it is huge! Be sure to look at the choir stall in back of the main altar. There are 33 wooden chairs carved between 1730-1740 with likenesses of apostles, church founders, angels. They are quite spectacular. You are not allowed into that area, however you will be able to photograph some of... More 

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Shelton, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I was very pleased with our choice of choosing Mazatlan Van Tours for our trip to Durango. -When I found the web-page, I had some detailed questions, so I contacted Jay Anderson via e-mail and he answered all of them. The arrangements were then made easily. We chose the 2-day overnight tour because we wanted to allow enough time to... More 

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Apache Junction, Arizona
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Tours excellent by Skippo in Mazatlan 044(669)993 77 07 beautiful Durango. Stayed at Hotel Posta San Agustin in historical district easy walking to square

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Ciudad Juarez
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The building is lovely. The 'cantera' stone it is made of give it such a character. The 'plaza' just in front of it filled with locals is quite enjoyable.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

It is amazing and unique. I love the palm trees around it. I was not able to go inside but the outside is worth seeing and is a great city landmark.

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Calgary
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225 reviews 225 reviews
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Lovely exterior architectural elements, baroque style. Wonderful location in the Centro. Delightful ceiling paintings welcoming one to heaven...

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Illinois
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570 reviews 570 reviews
201 attraction reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Sadly this cathedral was not open, so we did not get to see the inside. However the outside is very interesting and unique. The bell towers are amazing. There is a bell in each opening of each bell tower. I would really enjoy going back when the church is open so that I could take a peak inside. Be sure... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

Very nice to see, next to it you will find cafe shops, restaurants and at night clubs!

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