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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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  • Una de mis visitas preferidas son las diferentes iglesias que hay en nuestro país, conocer el arte sacro de esta Catedral fue una experiencia por demás agradable. México rico en historia, Oaxaca la Be...  more »
  • Un lugar mágico y maravilloso, esta impresionante y además es algo que debe de estar en tu recorrido por Oaxaca City 
  • La cattedrale dello zocalo, bella imponente, non poteva essere diversamente. Non è il più bel tempio di oaxaca, ma vale la pena visitarla.