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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  • La Catedral de la Asunción es muy hermosa y tiene bonitos espacios al aire libre. Desafortunadamente en los últimos años no se le han dado los cuidados que deben poniendo lonas en los jardines y hasta...  more »
  • Este es el antiguo convento de la Asunción. Desde afuera el edificio es muy sobrio y de hecho la decoración al interior de la Catedral es moderna y podría decir minimalista. Sin embargo, en las parede...  more »
  • Es una catedral diferente a todas pues no está ubicada en el primer cuadro de la ciudad se encuentra a unos metros de distancia, además cuenta con jardines en su interior que ninguna otra catedral tie...  more »