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Uplifting with lights and Nativity Scene

We visited Chihuahua and the Plaza de Armas where this church was situated. It was approaching... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Seattle, Washington
The Heart of Chihuahua

A must see on any tour of downtown Chihuahua. Both the interior and exterior of this basilica are... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2017
Philip M
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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May 1, 2018
“Uplifting with lights and Nativity Scene”
Dec 7, 2017
“The Heart of Chihuahua”
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Plaza de Armas, Chihuahua, Mexico
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

We visited Chihuahua and the Plaza de Armas where this church was situated. It was approaching Christmas time so the workers were busy putting up Christmas lights and decorations all along the walking streets and the plaza. They had also built a nativity scene in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

A must see on any tour of downtown Chihuahua. Both the interior and exterior of this basilica are photogenic.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Philip M
Reviewed September 19, 2017

As beautiful as some small cathedrals in Europe. Make sure to not only go into the main church, but check out the side chapel where there is more gold ornate trim. We visited as the city was getting ready for 16 de septiembre celebrations so...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Fran M
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Built in the late 1700's, open to public most churches are closed until Sunday. Religious alters are very depicted in old style. Worth a stop for prayer and a pic or two.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank BigMikeTx
Reviewed November 14, 2015

Best to go with a guide, he will fill you in on all the history of the Basilica. It is very well done

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed August 14, 2015

The Cathedral was started in 1734 by the architect José de la Cruz, but it was not finished until the end of the War for Mexican Independence in 1826. It is a beautiful structure with a wonderful Plaza just in front of City Hall. It...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a beautiful 19th-century church located in the city's central plaza. See it at night for a stunning scene.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank waldentenn
Reviewed October 2, 2014

Another very beautiful church with some actually nice artworks. As are most in Mexico, it is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Jimmie54
Reviewed September 16, 2014

Pretty chuch on the outside. The indoors are simple. Around the church you can see some excavations of old pavement and a small religious art museum. The facade is beatiful and there is a lively, charm plaza in front.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank TravelMexicoOK
Reviewed September 12, 2014

I was here for a service and this is one of the places that was maintained when Chihuahua got all large streets, the place is quiet, and you can see all the architecture and paintings and saints inside. If you like to see some historic...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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