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La Catedral

Zocalo de la Ciudad | Costera Miguel Alemán, s/n, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
52-74-821848
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Located in an old section of the city, this church displays byzantine-influenced architecture.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Mar 7, 2018
“Worth the walk”
Mar 13, 2018
“The Cathedral”
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Zocalo de la Ciudad | Costera Miguel Alemán, s/n, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
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52-74-821848
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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

Thank Danielle P
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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.

Thank cheshiretraveller57
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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!

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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

Thank Wayne P
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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

Thank valrdh
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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

Thank Britanie t
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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...

Thank Mario V
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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.

Thank Andrew C
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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

Thank treetrippers
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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...More

Thank Daryl M
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