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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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  • old historic architecture, with pillars big enough to withstand earthquakes, I felt very happy in this trip to church is very beautiful.
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  • Loved the visit, very quiet location right in the Zocalo. Even though we were in high season for day of the dead the place was very quiet.
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  • It is a forced in oaxaca if they aren't teachers around Central the magnificent spoiling its colossal facade though it is more beautiful on the outside that inside, a few steps from the classic and forced oaxaca portal where the most typical restaurants are. Its entrance is completely free
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