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“Attractive Church in the Historic District”

San Felipe de Neri Church
Ranked #19 of 233 things to do in Albuquerque
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Owner description: Built in 1706 and rebuilt in 1793, this historic church has been providing services ever since.
Reviewed August 5, 2014

This attractive church is located right on the Plaza of the Albuquerque Historic District.

Worth visiting for its architecture! Dating back to 1793, it is one of the oldest surviving buildings in the city.

1  Thank Bear59
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Reviewed August 4, 2014

The church is centrally located in Old Town. It's simple but beautiful. Really perfect for the location and it's humble beginnings. Worth the look around.

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Reviewed August 1, 2014

The church was founded when Old Town Albuquerque was founded, so it is quite old even though it is still a functioning house of worship. It is fascinating to imagine SIster Blandina there after counseling Billy the Kid or Zubulon Pike kept captive in the priest's house when Spain still held the territory and spying was illegal. There is church parking in the back of San Felipe, but if yuo plan to see the rest of Old Town, it is probably best to use the public parking areas by the museum in case the church as a mass or funeral planned and parishoners want to park there.

Thank AlbuquerqueMary
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Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is a nice place to visit if you are into history. I am not... but I am a fan of historic churches and this is one of them. Very strong history and used to attend this church when I lived in ABQ.

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Reviewed July 30, 2014

This IS the heart of Albuquerque and Old Town. Whether you love churches, Mission churches, religious, a fan of classic mission architecture or just a historical buff, San Felipe Neri is a stop.

I've been if the church just to pay my respects, like this time, but also to attend Mass when in town or just to see part of history. The congregation is alive, well and thriving. They are always updating and renovating the church since it is the heart and soul of Old Town.

Stop in, see what Mission Churches were about and you'll get a feel for how all Southwest towns founded by the Spanish started. Throw them a few dollars in their donation fund. they can always use the favor.

Thank LasVegasSlim
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