Cathedral of San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi

#1 of 14 in Historic Sites in San Luis Potosi
Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Admire the dramatic pink stone exterior and listen out for the hourly bell ringing at Cathedral of San Luis Potosi. Constructed from 1670 to 1730, it originally featured only the south bell tower; a second, identical tower was added in the 20th century in honor of the centennial of the War of Independence. Take time to admire the dramatic Spanish Baroque facade, featuring a total of 24 statues of the apostles. Step inside to see the late 19th-century neoclassical interior, complete with a gold coffered dome. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Cathedral of San Luis Potosi and many more San Luis Potosi attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's San Luis Potosi online trip maker.
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  • This cathedral has withstood the test of time. It is old and looks that way. The exterior is inviting. When you see it from across the plaza you want to walk straight to it. We did just that...  more »
  • Beautiful architecture and lots of activities around the church from ice cream vendors, trolley tours, benches to people watch, etc. It’s a great downtown area by the cathedral and definitely worth a....  more »
  • A piece of history for one to enjoy! Keep in mind SLP is a 430 + old city, these churches were built back in the days of glory. Don;t miss the opportunity to step in and enjoy the beautiful architecture of its interior. Religious historic figures and benches make it a wonderful experience. While down town, don;t miss the other many historic buildings and churches, swing by one of the Plaza de Armas restaurants and enjoy a typical meal in a nice environment.
  • A place where I have come for many years to recharge my spiritual life.

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