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“Pretty to take pics of at night.”

San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral
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Alamo Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
Ranked #5 of 271 things to do in San Antonio
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Owner description: This cathedral was built in 1873 to replace the original founded more than one hundred years earlier.
Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

I was staying at The Drury Hotel, this church is just a couple feet away. I didnt get a chance to read up on its history, but its really pretty to take pictures of at night, since theres lots of pretty lighting all around it.

Thank Jennifer P
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"light show"
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"alamo heroes"
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"laser show"
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"buried here"
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"stained glass windows"
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"beautiful inside"
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"free light"
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"main plaza"
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"old church"
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"mariachi mass"
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed May 10, 2013

Off to the side of the front door is a tribute to the Alamo heroes. Nice looking, basic cathedral in what used to be the center of town in the old days.

Thank Mary B
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Reviewed May 10, 2013

So beautiful and peaceful. Pope John visited the cathedral and there is a statue and plaque in remberance of his visit.

Thank TKay_12
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

This cathedral has been the center of San Antonio life for over 280 years.
It is a great example of period architecture, but the windows appear to be 1950 vintage.
On Friday afternoon, you may see brides going to get married at County Court House and have pictures made in front of the cathedra.

Thank chemtex
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Reviewed May 5, 2013

Beautiful cathedral. We experienced the crowning of the Fiesta King while we were in town. Quite an extravaganza.

Thank lisa h
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