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Cathedral, Zacatecas
(4.7/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Admire the blend of indigenous and European elements at Cathedral, a World Heritage Site and Zacatecas landmark. The elaborate 18th-century Roman Catholic church dominates the historical city center and represents the seat of the Zacatecas bishop. Observe the elaborate Churrigueresque Baroque style of the pink stone facade, intricately decorated in a lace-like stucco manner. Inside, a somber interior contrasts the ornate facade; don't miss the 24-carat gold leaf altarpiece. Use our Zacatecas family vacation planner to visit Cathedral on your trip to Zacatecas, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Where history and faith intersect. A must see and allow yourself to feel the centuries of faith and spirituality in this cathedral. 
  • You can't tell veniste Zacatecas without entering the Cathedral, which can be seen from different points of the city. Has with an amazing engraving in his facade of quarry pink, characteristic of this area. In its interior is beautiful, its great altar is a true work of art to which is worth it penalty observe carefully.
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  • A marvel of Baroque, with the beauty of the zacatecana quarry. The altarpiece that replaced the original, although it breaks with style, is a beauty, designed by michoacano artist Miguel Marín.
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  • A wonderful piece of architecture. This is a must when visiting zacatecas
  • This is a must stop. Order the torta de barrio.
  • Gorgeous from the outside. Simple on the inside.
  • One of the best churches in town, it's baroque architecture is one of the finest in its kind within Mexico
  • Went in March 2004, one of the most beautiful places I have been.