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San Felipe de Neri Church

2005 North Plaza, Albuquerque, NM 87104 (West Old Town)
505 243 4628
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Ranked #19 of 123 attractions in Albuquerque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
Description: Built in 1706 and rebuilt in 1793, this historic church has been providing services ever since.
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Dallas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

This is a nice place to visit if you are into history. I am not... but I am a fan of historic churches and this is one of them. Very strong history and used to attend this church when I lived in ABQ.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

This IS the heart of Albuquerque and Old Town. Whether you love churches, Mission churches, religious, a fan of classic mission architecture or just a historical buff, San Felipe Neri is a stop. I've been if the church just to pay my respects, like this time, but also to attend Mass when in town or just to see part of... More

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Orange County, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Right in the heart of Old Town, this gem of a church is a must see. Walk inside and take a trip back in time. Whether you are religious or not, walk in, sit down, and feel a peaceful calm envelope you. A beautiful structure.

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Pittsburgh
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76 reviews 76 reviews
27 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I enjoy historical churches and this one was no exception. It was very pretty inside and quite peaceful. It was nice to be able to say some prayers for a safe trip while sitting in this beautiful church.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This was a church we'd heard a lot about prior to our family vacation to New Mexico. While in Old Town, we visited the church. It was very pretty.

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We attended mass while visiting the area. The church has great history. It is small, the people are friendly, pretty alter. The deacon gave a wonderful homily. There is not a lot of parking. We found something about a block away. If you are looking for a place to attend mass or have a love for Catholic Churches and history... More

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Triangle, Virginia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Visiting this historic church is a must if you are visiting old town Albuquerque. We attended mass here on a Sunday and loved it. I would recommend lunch at one of the nearby restaurant after your visit.

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Cumming, Georgia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The church is gorgeous, but I wouldn't go out of my way unless you are close by Old Town. The church is located beside a their gift shop that use to be the Nun's convent.

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Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I attended a Sunday morning Mass in this lovely setting. The church was an integral part of the original settlement of Albuquerque and still is. The grounds and gardens are also very pretty and this should be on everyone's must see list when visiting Albuquerque. The location in Old Town allows for shopping, dining, and sightseeing within easy walking distance... More

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Port Matilda, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Enjoyed visiting the church. An enormous structure in the middle of Old Town. Personally, I wouldn't miss it if I was in Old Town. I wouldn't come to Old Town just for the church. It's a fifteen minute stop, max, but worth the time if you're there. You sort of can't miss it anyway. Show some respect, it's still a... More

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