Catedral de San Cristobal de Las Casas, San Cristobal de las Casas

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Walk up the hill to admire the artistry and atmosphere of Catedral de San Cristobal de Las Casas, a brightly colored Catholic church and local landmark. First built in 1528, the cathedral features an 18th-century yellow Baroque facade decoratively striped by red features. While plant motifs in the mortar and sculptures in the niches demand close inspection, the coloration of the church looks pleasing from afar, perfectly complementing the hues of the plaza that lies in front of it. Inside, find a number of Baroque artworks, including two altarpieces. Plan to see Catedral de San Cristobal de Las Casas and other attractions that appeal to you using our San Cristobal de las Casas itinerary planner.
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  • This small space you can find people from different places like many customs and cultures, and different types of fun
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  • mexico religion is part of our culture. It is wonderful to know the most beautiful temples and cathedrals, I invite you to be part of Mexican culture. very picturesque and beautiful
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  • If you're in San Cris, then there is no way you won't see this temple. Lots of action outside with vendors, etc.  more »
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  • This. Ugly ugly
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  • A place very beautiful, with a style colonial
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  • Very nice... very good environment... especially today 15 sep...
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  • with all the classic style of chiapas
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  • A church steeped in history
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