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“Churches are Always Worth a Look”

San Felipe de Neri Church
Ranked #9 of 222 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.
Columbus, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Churches are Always Worth a Look”
Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful historic church. You are going to be in Old Town anyway, right? Well, you have to pop in there. I try not to take too many photos in active churches, but it is very photogenic.

Visited July 2014
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Norwich, Vermont
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214 reviews
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“Attractive Church in the Historic District”
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.

Visited July 2014
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Jackson, Mississippi
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful”
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.

Visited July 2014
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Albuquerque
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Beautiful and Historic”
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.

Visited July 2014
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Dallas, United States
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“Nice for history seekers”
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.

Visited July 2014
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