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Basilica de Chihuahua

Plaza de Armas, Chihuahua, Mexico
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The Heart of Chihuahua

A must see on any tour of downtown Chihuahua. Both the interior and exterior of this basilica are... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Philip M
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Gorgeous Beauty in Pedestrian Area of City

As beautiful as some small cathedrals in Europe. Make sure to not only go into the main church... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Fran M
Dallas, Texas, United States
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7 Dec 2017
“The Heart of Chihuahua”
19 Sep 2017
“Gorgeous Beauty in Pedestrian Area of City”
Plaza de Armas, Chihuahua, Mexico
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

A must see on any tour of downtown Chihuahua. Both the interior and exterior of this basilica are photogenic.

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 19 September 2017

As beautiful as some small cathedrals in Europe. Make sure to not only go into the main church, but check out the side chapel where there is more gold ornate trim. We visited as the city was getting ready for 16 de septiembre celebrations so...More

Thank Fran M
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Built in the late 1700's, open to public most churches are closed until Sunday. Religious alters are very depicted in old style. Worth a stop for prayer and a pic or two.

Thank BigMikeTx
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Best to go with a guide, he will fill you in on all the history of the Basilica. It is very well done

Thank Deb K
Reviewed 14 August 2015

The Cathedral was started in 1734 by the architect José de la Cruz, but it was not finished until the end of the War for Mexican Independence in 1826. It is a beautiful structure with a wonderful Plaza just in front of City Hall. It...More

Thank submarinernm
Reviewed 13 December 2014

This is a beautiful 19th-century church located in the city's central plaza. See it at night for a stunning scene.

Thank waldentenn
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Another very beautiful church with some actually nice artworks. As are most in Mexico, it is well worth a visit.

Thank Jimmie54
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Pretty chuch on the outside. The indoors are simple. Around the church you can see some excavations of old pavement and a small religious art museum. The facade is beatiful and there is a lively, charm plaza in front.

Thank TravelMexicoOK
Reviewed 12 September 2014

I was here for a service and this is one of the places that was maintained when Chihuahua got all large streets, the place is quiet, and you can see all the architecture and paintings and saints inside. If you like to see some historic...More

Thank Evidentrayban
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Impressive exterior, but the interior is very simple. I would have expected more for a capital city, but worth a visit, nonetheless.

Thank Dean H
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