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Address: Zocalo de la Ciudad | Costera Miguel Alemán, s/n, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-74-821848
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Located in an old section of the city, this church displays...

Located in an old section of the city, this church displays byzantine-influenced architecture.

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nice walk from cruise

About a km from cruise dock. Nice small church with a park around it. Seemed safe enough although this city has many many police around with lots of guns

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2016
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Fredericton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited hundreds of Catholic cathedrals in every continent, but none so...., so..., strange. It's not even a big church..., more like a mid size chapel. Disappointedly dirty outside and the surrounding area. Worth a quick stop though...

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Thank Mario V
Little Rhody, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

This is a charming site with a some beautiful views. That said, it's a bit of an uphill walk, and but a small, quick visit.

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

About a km from cruise dock. Nice small church with a park around it. Seemed safe enough although this city has many many police around with lots of guns

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

The cathedral itself is nice to see however the area that it is in is rather run down and not what expected. If you walk from costera the walk is quite long however take plenty of water and stroll as you will see how the pace changes from acapulco main bay into the old town.

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

The best part of visiting the Acapulco Cathedral is the walk through the Zocalo(town square). Stop and enjoy the street vendors. It is all safe.

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Lovely seeing the church - still in use - there were baptisms going on the day we passed by. The market in front of the church is worth a look around - felt quite touristy but interesting with some great food and drinks available.

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Shingletown, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Parades of locals dressed up and some in ceremonial warrior outfits and headdresses. Very joyful and entertaining family event. Clean modern looking church in a plaza packed with vendors (some on the church entrance that we thought Jesus would be offended by).

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

This cathedral is well worth a visit, very beautiful, very well used and lots of interesting street sellers in the square outside

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Ashford, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Still looking for the charm and beauty that must be in Acapulco somewhere - thought the azure blue dome was definitely worth the walk, even though the cathedral is at best quaint. Take your running shoes and jog back along a the 'promenade' back around the bay at sunset and then your soul and heart will feel better for it.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

While on our trip while back through Mexico we came across some of the most beautiful and amazing Cathedrals and Basilicas and La Catedral is one of them, loved the blue dome

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