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San Felipe de Neri Church

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Address: 2005 North Plaza, Albuquerque, NM 87104
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Built in 1706 and rebuilt in 1793, this historic church has been providing...

Built in 1706 and rebuilt in 1793, this historic church has been providing services ever since.

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Center of Old Town Albuquerque

This was a peaceful and serene stop in the center of Old Town. The sanctuary was beautiful. Across the street, sitting in the town square, viewing the facade was equally simple... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This was a peaceful and serene stop in the center of Old Town. The sanctuary was beautiful. Across the street, sitting in the town square, viewing the facade was equally simple, yet beautiful.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2016

San Felipe de Neri Church goes back three centuries to Spanish colonial times, when it was the center of town. It's in the heart of Old Town Albuquerque, right on the plaza where there are vendors of Native American jewelry, pottery, rugs and the like. The center of the plaza is a park which provides shaded seating while admiring the... More 

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Bear, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2016

This church dates to 1793 and is pretty but not elaborately decorated. Since the visit is free and it is right on the main plaza it is worth a short visit.

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Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016

I brought a picnic lunch and sat on the Old Town Plaza looking toward the church while I ate. After that, I took numerous photos. It's beautiful and I never get tired of thinking about its history and enjoying the sight. This is a unique church and it's worth the visit.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016

We enjoyed the picturesque church in old town. This church still has services, so remember to be quiet when entering the sanctuary. There was someone praying when we stopped in.

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Ripon, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2016

Wife and I just stopped in to look. We were not disappointed. Loved the stained class. History placards were informative. We sometimes forget that the west was settled by the Spanish well before the NE was settled by Euros.

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Portales, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 5, 2016

I highly recommend this Hotel. ABQ has much to offer and visitors will certainly not be disappointed.

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Dorr, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Very pretty church in Old Town. Worth stopping in and looking at. We weren't able to attend mass, but would like to do that.

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed April 4, 2016

Full of History, charming, colorful adobe landscape that is warm, earthy and central to this part of the country.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2016

We were here the week after Easter and all the Easter flowers and decorations were still in place. What a beautiful and serene place to stop for a short rest. Be sure to take the time to read the history of this church.

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