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“Simply Grand” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cathedral of Puebla (Catedral Basilica de Puebla)

Cathedral of Puebla (Catedral Basilica de Puebla)
Puebla, Mexico
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Ranked #2 of 30 Attractions in Puebla
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: This huge baroque-style cathedral dominates the town's main square and is one of Puebla's most recognizable landmarks.
Houston, Texas
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“Simply Grand”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

A must see on the Plaza in Puebla. Quite huge with interesting nooks and crannies. Visited on a Sunday so timed it to hear the organ and service.

Visited November 2013
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“Cathedral”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

This is the reason to come to puebla. This cathedral is the best in mexico, having visited more than i can count. This cathedral is on par with the best in europe, really the only ones i recall offhand that are clearly better were the vatican and westminster abbey, def prefer to notre dame or il duomo. Way better than the pyramid in nearby cholula.

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“Most impressive of the three Cathedrals we saw in Mexico”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We toured the cathedrals in Puebla, Mexico City, and Guadalajara. Puebla's is the most impressive by far.

Visited December 2013
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“Cathederal or Wedding Cake?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

You will not believe the beauty of the inside and out of this Cathedral. Stunning. Bring your zoom and wide angle. It sites white and pure next to the Zocalo. There are hundreds of churches here worth seeing, and this needs to be your first.

Visited November 2013
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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“Great Big Basilica de Puebla”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

It's big, it's old and it's beautiful. Towering above all the other cathedrals in downtown Puebla, if you can see only one, than this historic site is the one worth visiting. The area near the cathedral is also a great place for shopping and eating and resting your legs in the nearby park. If you go to Puebla, this cathedral is one of the must see sites.

Visited November 2013
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