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Address: Zacatecas, Mexico
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Formally known as Nuestra Senora de Asuncion, this 18th-century church is a...

Formally known as Nuestra Senora de Asuncion, this 18th-century church is a leading example of Churrigueresque architecture.

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At night!!

It is a beautiful example of BARROCO architecture, but you definitely have to see it during night time!!!! Pictures might be a little uncomfortable because there is very little... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 27, 2016
loretello
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Monterrey, Mexico
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Monterrey, Mexico
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

It is a beautiful example of BARROCO architecture, but you definitely have to see it during night time!!!! Pictures might be a little uncomfortable because there is very little space in between the building and and the other side of the road, but it is radiant at night!

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Incredible craftsmanship from over 500 years ago. Built @ 1562 the finely detail carvings are amazing. Amazing for 500 yrs old. The cathedral is lighted at night making it even more spectacular.

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Thank Jarhead4life
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Definitely is the place to see how the people of Spain established the territory in base to the religion, a very impressive architecture, a lot of details to see, excellent place to take the touristic bus

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Thank Rafa D
Chihuahua
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

This cathedral is absolutely gorgeous on the outside. I recommend visiting once during the day and once at night to see the lighting. The inside was a little disappointing, but totally worthwhile anyhow.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

The Cathedral forms the heart of the city. It's facade is highly carved and has been subject to many articles. But just looking at it is very interesting. Inside, beside the images requisite, I was impressed by the ceiling, yellow work delicate and refined.

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Thank yidonit
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

The way this churches are built, the detail the material which is a special stone called cantera reddish /orange/ pink/brownish color is very pretty. For people who love old world charm this city is a must visit...

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Thank Marilyn T
Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

This Cathedral is at the heart of the downtown area. The church is beautiful in its grandeur and simplicity. It is not one of the heavily decorated with gold accents everywhere, but nonetheless it will leave you amazed. A must place to visit when walking the downtown.

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Thank Javo73
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

The outside is wonderful. Beautiful stone relieve work covers the exterior and if you cross the street there is a map of the characters in the front of the building. The inside is less spectacular but is worth a short look.

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Thank Virtuousbread
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

This cathedral is located on the street where we stayed and we walked past it, visited it, and in general admired its beauty each day of our stay in Zacatecas.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

When I was there they had some sort of blessing for graduating students so I could see the church in use. Like a lot of things around here it is the age that impresses. Make sure you also visit the nearby Templo de Santa Domingo which I thought was more interesting inside with all the gold leaf

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