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San Agustin Church

Laredo, TX
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Ranked #5 of 11 attractions in Laredo
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
Description: Beautiful church founded in 1778.
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English first
Laredo, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
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
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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143 reviews 143 reviews
14 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
40 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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