Parroquia de San Juan Bautista

Parroquia de San Juan Bautista

Parroquia de San Juan Bautista
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A 16th-century church known for its well-preserved artwork.
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The area
Neighbourhood: Coyoacán
Once you step into Coyoacán (“Land of the Coyotes”) you'll find picturesque parks and cantinas that will transport you back to the colonial era thanks to the brick and stone details of the area. Iconic writers such as Trotsky and great painters like Frida Kahlo seeked refuge and inspiration in this area, and you can see the unique spirit of this neighborhood reflected in its colorful market where nieves, sopes and all kinds of traditional 'antojitos' are a must try. Restaurants and cafés throughout its peaceful paved streets contain traditional but unique murals and decorations, where one can enjoy a mezcal at noon or the best churros with a cup of coffee.

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betterthanwork
Nottingham, UK1,506 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
A beautiful old church in the Coyoacán district. A simple exterior but beautiful inside, the ceiling being particularly attractive.
Written November 12, 2023
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drogilmour
Guatemala City, Guatemala2,751 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Located over the south side of Coyoacán's Plaza Hidalgo, the plain façade is an example of the Herrerian style, characterised by clean geometric lines and almost entirely absent ornamentation. A hard-to-read inscription in Latin, above the door, would translate roughly as “There is none other but a house of God, and this a gate of the heavens.” The interior is heavily decorated in the baroque style. Once you go out take a left and enter the quiet cloister. If in need of a restroom, they have a public one for ten pesos.
Written February 20, 2023
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TravelingSoccerLoon
Saint Paul, MN5,182 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
Beautiful old church. Worth including in your wander around Coyoacan. Located at the Plaza Jardin Hildago.
Written January 2, 2023
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annminky
United States3,805 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 • Solo
Loved the magnificence of this old church. So beautiful inside and peaceful inside, in spite of all the noises outside.
Written January 17, 2022
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R. K. V.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam2,510 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 • Friends
An amazingly beautiful church in one of the prettiest parts of Mexico City. Well worth the visit and the time to see and appreciate
Written January 12, 2022
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vagabondginger
Alicante, Spain1,246 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
In 1934 this church was declared a National Monument. The interior far outshines the exterior and is one of the most beautiful and oldest Catholic Churches in Mexico. The ornate altar, gorgeous archways and ceiling frescos are magnificent to see. I rarely will pass up going into a church as they all have so much to offer in beauty. This one was built on top of Aztec ruins and there was a huge Aztec celebration going on outside with feathered dancers and music and blessings.
Written March 7, 2020
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Xochi G
Dallas, TX6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
The evening sparkled with Christmas lights and voices of joy as families celebrated in the plaza. Spent precious moments with family members shopping artisan shops, experienced an outdoors performance, and enjoyed the sounds of Spanish conversations during the festivities.
Written January 1, 2020
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MDOGP
Dallas, TX1,221 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Solo
This is one of the first churches in the American continent. It is a baroque church from the colonial period. It belongs to the Franciscans.
The frescoes are magnificent and also the gilded altar.
It is a nice place to pray!
Written November 29, 2019
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DMGAmes_Iowa
Ames, IA567 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
This church was begun in 1560 and finished between 1798 and 1804. The architecture is Romanesque/Baroque and the interior highly decorated in the Rococo style. Lots of gold and gold leaf trim, huge paintings, and a niche for offerings (milagros) for sickness, aches, and pains. A side chapel has an elaborate altar and a huge gold monstrance for some holy relic (I was told it was Communion bread).
Written November 11, 2019
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Prawet J
Washington DC, DC12,794 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019
If you visit Coyoacan, spare your time to visit inside the Church. The outside look is of regular church, but inside has very good design and detail. It is open to public to view and to attend the service (if you get there during the service time). Good place to see and good place to get away from a little busy Coyoacan.
Written August 21, 2019
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