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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Consider this a must when visiting Puebla. Even better than fancy and shiny gold,a proof on the merge of two cultures could be witnessed and would replace the perspective on how traditional colonial architecture is all about Puebla art tourism. Flowers, fruits and plumes would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

This Church is very beautiful and unique and my favourite in entire Puebla. This is the 1 and only baroque church without european look. The baroque is very unique and very mexican because it was build by the indigenous people. The saints and angels looks...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This church is made with baroque style and has plenty of details and statues and symbols. It is a must when you are around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed August 31, 2018

If you are around make sure you visit the church at tonanzintla. the unique porcelain ceilings with flowers saints and angels are just magnificent. The tiny town outside has a small market to shop around

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Unique mixture of indigenous and colonial christian art. I have traveled quite a bit in Mexico/Guatemala and haven't seen something similar. A must see.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Manolis P
Reviewed August 10, 2018

This church is a must-see! Carlos Rivero was our guide at this church and several other Puebla/Cholula sites and really brought home information about the history of this church and its incredible art. Fascinating!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank klem92
Reviewed July 10, 2018

After visiting Cholula you must go see the Virgin de Guadalupe. Because of the history of Cholula, the Virgin is a must see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sgreen1007
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Lovely baroque style church with hidden symbols of the old religion tucked into its walls. Very interesting and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ISayLetsGoNow
Reviewed June 18, 2018

It is a small but charming church if you see it from the outside, but suddenly you get fascinated once you put a foot inside. Every little corner is plethora of elements of symbolism! The ornaments tell a story about the idea of the origins,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 36oscaralfonsor
Reviewed May 13, 2018

The church suffered some damage in the 9/18 quake but is open. Beautifully decorated interior in the baroque style. As I understood the attendant, the Catholic Church does not financially support this church as there is no resident priest so the care and maintenance is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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