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Located in an old section of the city, this church displays byzantine-influenced architecture.
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Zocalo de la Ciudad | Costera Miguel Alemán, s/n, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

We went to mass here on a Saturday evening as our cruise ship did not leave Acapulco until late. Set in the old part of the city, behind a popular square full of stalls selling all sorts of goods.A wedding had just finished and at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Prayers and mass is celebrated practicallly everyday. The local bus or a taxi driver can bring you there and the cathedral is so beautiful. They have a lot of vendors, restaurants and colourful stores to visit and shop which are very close to the cathedral....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Danielle P
Reviewed March 7, 2018

We walked around 20 minutes from the cruise ship terminal to the main square (Zocalo) and found this cathedral. You cannot miss it. It's quite striking in appearance with its blue dome. The blue and gold theme continues inside.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank cheshiretraveller57
Reviewed March 19, 2017

This is a very historical church and it is very active on the weekends. It is located in the heart of the Zocalo square and it is very picturesque!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank apstang
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Large space with many artifacts. Splendid valuable metals and art work. We were there after dark would be more pleasing during the day

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Wayne P
Reviewed November 5, 2016

As part of a city tour we stopped in the town square (Zocalo) of the older part of Acapulco. The Cathedral (La Catedral) was built the in the early 1900's and has a little different architecture for a church in Mexico. Well worth the time...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank valrdh
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Although, I do not speak or understand the beautiful Spanish language, myself and 2 friends decided we wanted to attend a church on Sunday. So we went to this one, our driver translated afterwards the gist of the message. I loved that this is a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Britanie t
Reviewed September 15, 2016 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...

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Mario V
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.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Andrew C
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

Date of experience: February 2016
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