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Address: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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This neoclassical cathedral is known for its large-domed top.

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Las Monjas - the Nuns.

This historically important property is home to sequestered nuns of the La Conception order. One of the most beautiful and important churches in the area. There is a gift shop... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 July 2016
Debra Jean S
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

This historically important property is home to sequestered nuns of the La Conception order. One of the most beautiful and important churches in the area. There is a gift shop with hand made items for church altars and priest vestments to take home to your own parrish.

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Panama City, Panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Intimately cared for by cloistered nuns, the Iglesia de la Concepción is generally cool, clean, and quiet, with Masses at least twice a day (at 7:30am and 7pm).

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Highly recommend a visit to this church which is a bit off the beaten track. They have English masses on a Sunday, but if you are not interested/ can't attend that then do still ahve a look at the beautiful altar, the oil paintings and the grand dome.

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

I had a such a lovely visit to this church. The main cathedral may lead many to overlook Iglesia de la Concepcion, but that is a shame because it is so beautiful and peaceful inside, it is definitely worth a visit.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

An old church with a nice facade and huge dome inspired in the Invalides temple in Paris, worth a visit especially if you also have a look at the Nigromante Cultural Centre nearby.

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