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Address: Zocalo de la Ciudad | Costera Miguel Alemán, s/n, Acapulco 39300, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-74-821848
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Located in an old section of the city, this church displays...

Located in an old section of the city, this church displays byzantine-influenced architecture.

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Interesting Architecture

As part of a city tour we stopped in the town square (Zocalo) of the older part of Acapulco. The Cathedral (La Catedral) was built the in the early 1900's and has a little... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 November 2016
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Norman, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

As part of a city tour we stopped in the town square (Zocalo) of the older part of Acapulco. The Cathedral (La Catedral) was built the in the early 1900's and has a little different architecture for a church in Mexico. Well worth the time to stop and stroll around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Although, I do not speak or understand the beautiful Spanish language, myself and 2 friends decided we wanted to attend a church on Sunday. So we went to this one, our driver translated afterwards the gist of the message. I loved that this is a local community church it is obvious people come here to pray to the virgin mary,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We have visited hundreds of Catholic cathedrals in every continent, but none so...., so..., strange. It's not even a big church..., more like a mid size chapel. Disappointedly dirty outside and the surrounding area. Worth a quick stop though...

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Little Rhody, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

This is a charming site with a some beautiful views. That said, it's a bit of an uphill walk, and but a small, quick visit.

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

About a km from cruise dock. Nice small church with a park around it. Seemed safe enough although this city has many many police around with lots of guns

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

The cathedral itself is nice to see however the area that it is in is rather run down and not what expected. If you walk from costera the walk is quite long however take plenty of water and stroll as you will see how the pace changes from acapulco main bay into the old town.

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

The best part of visiting the Acapulco Cathedral is the walk through the Zocalo(town square). Stop and enjoy the street vendors. It is all safe.

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Lovely seeing the church - still in use - there were baptisms going on the day we passed by. The market in front of the church is worth a look around - felt quite touristy but interesting with some great food and drinks available.

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Shingletown, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Parades of locals dressed up and some in ceremonial warrior outfits and headdresses. Very joyful and entertaining family event. Clean modern looking church in a plaza packed with vendors (some on the church entrance that we thought Jesus would be offended by).

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

This cathedral is well worth a visit, very beautiful, very well used and lots of interesting street sellers in the square outside

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