Cathedral of the Asencion (Catedral de la Asuncion), Cuernavaca

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At Cathedral of the Asencion (Catedral de la Asuncion), see how a centuries-old religious hub became a flamboyant center for celebration and family gathering. When Spain arrived to conquer these Aztec lands, their piety and influence produced many churches and monasteries around the Popocatepetl volcano, including this 16th-century cathedral. Today, the fortified place of worship serves as a gated garden that hosts traditional Mexican weddings and quinceañera festivities. The complex consists of a walled compound with the main church, cloister, baptism area, and several chapels and small churches. Local "guides" in the vicinity may offer you their services--just make sure to get your money's worth. Put Cathedral of the Asencion (Catedral de la Asuncion) into our Cuernavaca trip itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The Cathedral of cuernavaca is located in the historic centre of the city. You have multiple sets but the main one is very colonial with its unique pink color which makes it one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the country, also has a very nice garden. Walk through the different parts of the Cathedral is simply wonderful. Highly recommended to visit it.
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  • The Cathedral was established by Conquistador Cortez. Were surrounded by fortress-like stone walls. It is strange but not facing the Zocalo. Murals describing the persecution of Christians in Nagasaki by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in the 16th century Nagasaki 26 Saints martyred mural that is found.
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  • Beautiful church from the 16th century, restored, with some frescoes and a beautiful story around the Central magnificent. If interior has a modern redesign of the altar, which while it looks great, seems to me a shame have changed the original church.
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