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Donceles 104, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
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Highly Baroque

This is a gorgeous church right in the Centro. The name comes from the original convent’s main... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2015
permia
,
Ireland
Beautiful inside, unassuming outside

Beautiful inside, unassuming outside, totally worth a visit! Pretty small church compared to the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2015
Andrea L
,
New York City, New York
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This famous baroque church is an impressive presence on the city's Zócalo.
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13 Dec 2015
“Highly Baroque”
6 Nov 2015
“Beautiful inside, unassuming outside”
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Donceles 104, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Centro Historico
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

This is a gorgeous church right in the Centro. The name comes from the original convent’s main purpose, which was teaching. The façade is attractive. The Baroque interior is stunning. Natural light accentuated beautifully the golden decoration that is ubiquitous. The view along the central...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2015

Beautiful inside, unassuming outside, totally worth a visit! Pretty small church compared to the main Catedral, not that far from the Zocalo and public metro.

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 17 April 2015

This is a perfect example of Mexican Baroque, amazingly intact compared to other Mexican churches of its age. Upon entering, one approaches a huge gold altarpiece, reflecting all the natural light which pours so heavily into the church by vivid paintings on either side. The...More

Thank rehavia6
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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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