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Home church of my ancestors

Facade of old church with new one besides. many family records baptism marriage here. Near to... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
DonJoseLuis
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Rockaway, New Jersey
Interesting facade of an old church

The fancy old church you see at the Central Park is really only a facade. The rest is gone! When... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
CeeGunn
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Barrie, Canada
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

Facade of old church with new one besides. many family records baptism marriage here. Near to cementery where many ancestors are laid to rest.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DonJoseLuis
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

But not very impressive on the inside. It's an active church, worth a 5 minute walk around the inside, but really the outside is sufficient.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

The fancy old church you see at the Central Park is really only a facade. The rest is gone! When you go behind it, it's a new church complete with TV screens. The new church is also very beautiful and the doors were open most...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

this cathedral has an interesting history, make sure to read all about it. I was lucky enough to go on Easter Sunday so it made for great people watching. The church ladies set up food stalls in the courtyard and the food was very good...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank chey_baybee
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

The façade on the front of the church dates back to the 1600s, but the rest of the church was reconstructed after the 1901 earthquake. Beautiful, detailed statues and ornamentation on the front, but not much else to see besides that. Take a look if...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

It's a beautiful church, although it's been through earthquakes and natural damage. The interior and exterior architecture is very interesting. There are many masses per day and on the weekend. I attended the Sunday 10:00 mass and it was very nice. The music was very...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Susana D
Reviewed April 17, 2017

This is a beautiful church situated in the Central Plaza. We didn't go inside but the outside of the church was fascinating enough.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed April 12, 2017

It is not hard to miss, located in Central Park of Xela's historical district. The designs are fascinating and you can try an discover the colors of what once were for the church, as faint paint still exists. Interesting to see how they rebuilt with...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank legacyLA
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The Cathedral of the Holy Spirit is, of course, a Catholic church. But, in order to honor the Maya people who attend mass here, an ornate façade was constructed in front of the building, that, once you pass through the entrance of, you notice that...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Located at the historic center of town. Its construction began in 1535 and after it was completely built and years passed by, due to the several earthquakes, another catedral was built right aside the old one, but keeping its original facade, so it looks as...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank EMILE D
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