Catedral de Zacatecas, Zacatecas

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Must see · Religious Site · Architectural Building
Admire the blend of indigenous and European elements at Catedral de Zacatecas, a World Heritage Site and Zacatecas landmark. The elaborate 18th-century Roman Catholic church dominates the historical city center and represents the seat of the Zacatecas bishop. Observe the elaborate Churrigueresque Baroque style of the pink stone facade, intricately decorated in a lace-like stucco manner. Inside, a somber interior contrasts the ornate facade; don't miss the 24-carat gold leaf altarpiece. Use our Zacatecas day trip planner to visit Catedral de Zacatecas on your trip to Zacatecas, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Outside the building is a wonderful example of colonial architecture. I didn't like the modern interior. It is modern and I might have liked somewhere else, but nor after looking at the outside. It.....  more »
  • Marvellously fluid stonework outside. Absolutely gorgeous, As usual, the .interior is much plainer, but well worth a visit  more »
  • Very very lovely old church probably in the neighborhood of three hundred years old. If you're Catholic this it should be on your list of places to see. They actually had a mass going when we look into the place and I was disappointed because they were using speakers and amplifiers really took away from the ambience of the place. There was some sort of Monument to a cardinal or some hierarchy in the church and was a little odd for my taste. Again this is a recommended spot to visit
  • The building's exterior is covered with pink stone and are very worked both covers and towers, unlike the interior of sober neoclassical and it's very and very elegant

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