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Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)

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One of the largest churches in Latin America, this famous cathedral dominates the Zócalo.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Avenida 16 de Septiembre | Colonia Centro, Mexico City 06010, Mexico
Cuauhtemoc District
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful church with stunning architecture outside and in. The paintings and decorations inside and wonderful to view. The best but though is to sign up for the tour of the Crypt and learn all about the foundations of the cathedral and where...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ijudd
Reviewed 5 days ago

I absolutely love visiting cathedrals when I am travelling, in particular when I am in a Latin American country as they are always so ornate and interesting. This cathedral is quite interesting. It has a mix of architecture and a couple of different chapels for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ditchthislife
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the best cathedral that I ever seen. Inside out is beautiful. I love the history and the way it is conserve. Mexico has several cathedral including the Basilica de Guadalupe, but this little one is, in my opinion of the best ones in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lupewong
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are planning your Sunday mass, Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary into Heavens, it is a perfect place to visit. In the midst of Mexico City rush, you can find peace and quiet time inside. With great facades...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 535marzenal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive cathedral worth visiting every time you are im Mexico city, Unique architecture A micture of Greek,Catholic and Mexican architecture and art.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Xenophon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lots of good history related to the conversion of Aztek to Christianity and construction more than 300 years on top of pyramids.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ManopelloVolto2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to have time for morning prayer in a side chapel at the cathedral while liturgy was being sung in Spanish in the main church. The organ was particularly lovely that morning and ended with a piece featuring the trumpet en chamade...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Father_Stephen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grand Cathedral is imposing and definitely attracts attention. I just enjoy being there not only to absorb its history, past and present; but, to appreciate how much the Mexican people love their central place of worship.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ronaldo Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting the Cathedral does not take more than an hour, except if you are some kind of specialist. It is one of the most impressive cathedrals in the Americas, for sure, and rivals, certainly, many of the European cathedrals. Do not miss!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LCPUSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss this cathedral on your trip to Mexico City. It is lavishly decorated and a site to behold.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susan E
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tinski20
December 29, 2018|
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I cannot add to the previous answer. I believe they post mass times on the internet.
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Response from Oscar L | Reviewed this property |
Some parts of the city centre are quite safe, and this is one of them, as many governmental offices are situated in that area. But it depends where will you be staying as you may need to travel from your hotel for going to... More
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November 19, 2017|
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Sí. Uber es la forma más rápida y segura de moverse por la ciudad. Probablemente encuentre más información en el foro de viajes de la Ciudad de México.
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