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San Agustin Church

Laredo, TX
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Ranked #5 of 12 Attractions in Laredo
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: Beautiful church founded in 1778.
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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful the architect is just awesome. It is a shame some of the Catalikce School is run down next to it.

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Laredo, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

As you walk up facing the cathedral about several feet from the door you can see the out line on your left facing down of the original location you can just imagine what was it like back then and it was rather small 12 by12 maybe I don't know but I tell you I like to sit in the plaza... More

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Pachuca, Mexico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We visit it on every trip if we happen to be there on a Sunday, we stop to attend mass. It is located right in the center of the old Laredo. There is a beautiful park just in front of it, walking around it or just sitting there is nice and peaceful.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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157 reviews 157 reviews
14 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

The church is well maintained inside, and inviting. Bright and airy. Felt very free to go inside and look around.

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Texas
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164 reviews 164 reviews
51 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This is a historical treasure with clean architecture and simple beauty. There are ornate fixtures but the focus is spirituality. The priest I heard was well-spoken; he shared a practical message relevant to the world with an emphasis on service and charity. Having visited impressive cathedrals and austere monasteries, I can't say this is a breathtaking building. It is a... More

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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I've been a member of St. Augustine for over ten years. I like coming to the oldest church in Laredo. Many of my family members have been baptized, confirmed, or had their first communion here.

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Van Buren, Arkansas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

I was very pleased to go see this attraction. The view from the front door is breath taking....It is absolutely beautiful...definitley recommend going to see this if you are ever in laredo

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

A beautiful church for a wedding or just to visit. Beautiful, beautiful stained glass windows and statuary. Large, but not massive.

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