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Cathedral of Oaxaca, Oaxaca

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Visit one of World Heritage-listed Oaxaca's most striking architectural sites at Cathedral of Oaxaca. Following the first groundbreaking in 1535, the massive cathedral took some 160 years to complete due to earthquake damage. The bold Baroque exterior features locally mined green caldera stone, the same as many other buildings in town. Inside, the neoclassical design includes an altar with a statue of Our Lady of the Assumption, crafted in Italy in the late 19th century, as well as a locally made pipe organ dating from 1711. Put Cathedral of Oaxaca into our Oaxaca family vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Oaxaca.
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  • A really beautiful church, which you should see when you have a bit of time. Baroque architectural style.
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  • At the base of the city is this imposing building, is daily visited by thousands of people. Unlike other churches remain its original details and view a social picture of the State.
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  • It is careless and with few ornaments of as usually it is a cathedral, perhaps destroyed by all the demonstrations and sit-ins of this city
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