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San Felipe de Neri Church, Albuquerque
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Originally constructed by colonial Spanish authorities, San Felipe de Neri Church represents an integral part of the state's cultural heritage and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Visit the European-style church, finished in 1793 to replace an earlier building on the same spot, and admire its construction featuring two bell towers and stout adobe walls. Once inside, notice its understated decor, including a metal ceiling and intricate altar at the front. Take the opportunity to browse the on-site museum's displays of artifacts, which date as far back as the 17th century. As it's still an active church, you can join in on the regularly-held services during your visit. For San Felipe de Neri Church and beyond, use our Albuquerque holiday planner to get the most from your Albuquerque vacation.
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  • Oh how it made me feel to stand in the middle of something so old and so beautiful. Made me think of so many years past and how the American Indians prayed and joined together in this spiritual place ...  more »
  • A rather peculiar and recommended place on your visit to New Mexico, there are enough business in the area and is well picturesque. If you want to take a trip to the past, go.
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  • San Felipe de Neri Church is smack in the middle of Old Town. There is a nice park directly across the street from the church. The restored church is beautifully maintained inside and outside. It is o...  more »
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  • Every time we visit Albuquerque and Old Town we have to stop by San Felipe de Neri Church. Love the exterior, but the sanctuary is beautiful. When you stand in the sanctuary you can feel the Holy Spirits presence. A must see for everyone. Amazing that it has been there since 1793.
  • Few churches in the US can be thought of as a tourist attraction. This is one of them. A beautiful building. To know your in a place older than the Country it's in. Mind blown.
  • Very beautiful church great architecture and fun place to see. Pretty cool it was built in the 1700's.
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  • Beautiful place and a wonderful parish.