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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 stars 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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Thank John R
Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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Thank gemido
Ajijic, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The Zacatecas Cathedral is as old as any in Mexico, but at the same time it is most unique. The altar piece is a wonderful modern creation that you might think out of keeping with this 500 year old cathedral, but actually the altar piece is a beautiful, modern work of art.

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Thank windsorcottage
Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Very interesting is built with the pink cantera as many of the buildings in Zacatecas. You can visit the plaza the Armas and Ortega Market on the side of the Cathedral.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

As already wrote by other reviewers, the facade is very beautiful and is an extraordinary example of mexican baroque art. Inside you will find a contrasting, dark but also beautiful (at least for some of us) altar. So, you must visit this genuine jewel so that personally state if you like it all or just the outside, that has this... More 

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

A stunning, beautiful example of 18th century high baroque makes the facade an irresistible center piece to the city proper. The rich detail,of the main entrance requires a moment of patience to fully enjoy. Most of the nave and interior is also quite pleasing and not nearly as ornate, except for completely modernistic backdrop to the main alter, recently completed... More 

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Thank Bethesda2010
San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

This must be one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world. All the detail in the main gate is awesome. There has been a lot of work to clean and restore the pieces. Anyway there are some characters without hands...

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