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Catedral Metropolitana
Catedral Metropolitana

Catedral Metropolitana

29 reviews
Sights and Museums, Historic Site
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Plaza de la Constitución s/n, Centro, DIF 06010 Mexico
+52 55 5512 9467
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A stirring example of the Mexican people's devotion to faith, as well as of the magnificent history of the country, the Metropolitan Cathedral rises above Mexico City in splendor. Construction began ... Read more
in 1573 around the remains of the original church that occupied the site, and continued for over 200 years, finally completed in 1813. Because its progress spanned numerous art movements, it uniquely displays features of the Spanish Renaissance, Neo-Classicism, and Baroque architecture, among others. Walk on a floor of marble through its five aisles, admiring the cathedral's beautiful altars and engravings.

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Rome

As soon as you get out of the tube, stop Zocalo, you will be amazed by the beauty of the facade of this Cathedral. It's simply breathtaking.
First of all you have to know that the Cathedral is sat atop the former Aztec sacred precinct near the Templo Mayor on the northern side of the Plaza de la Constitution.
One of the most beautiful thing you will see in your life is the organ inside the Cathedral, as we'll as Chapel of the Immaculate Conception and the Chapel of Our Lady of the Agonies of Granada.

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Miami

Absolutely spectacular representation of a church.Incredible detail and craftsmanship of the building. Some much history and so beautiful to look at.

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Playa del Carmen

For the catholic and historic curious

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Majestuosa!!!

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This is the largest cathedral in Mexico and has two altars covered in gold.

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Located in the Constitution Plaza, also called Zócalo, it is the main icon of the old Mexico City.

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