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The engineering of this building, for it's time, is unbelievable. The history was a little... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Interesting place

We visited San Blas, and decided to go to cerro de la contaduría, where this beautiful old place is... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Mazatlan, Mexico
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22 Mar 2018
1 Apr 2017
“Interesting place”
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

The engineering of this building, for it's time, is unbelievable. The history was a little troubling. Will do more research now that we know it exists.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

We visited San Blas, and decided to go to cerro de la contaduría, where this beautiful old place is located, not much to see, but the remains of this church are great, it is worth the visit.

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank RafaMazatlan
Reviewed 3 March 2017

These are the lovely ruins of the Cathedral found just up the hills at the beginning of the town, just after you cross the bridge into town. The spot itself is lovely in the late afternoon and in the early morning and the grounds around...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank yummyrib
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A typical old Mexican town, but San Blas has an interesting History, Ship building and the original New Spain west coast destination point for the Asian Treasure ship crossing the Pacific with goods from Asia. The Manila Treasure ship would unload in San Blas with...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank MalcolmC1039
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The church is the remains after the church was moved from the Spanish fortress into the town of San Blas. Walls and roof supports in relative good shape for building of it's age in a tropical climate. Floors have been improved, tiled, so easy to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Must visit. Nice and safe place. Only a dollar to get in. Well 10 pesos. No charge for children. Take mosquito repellent. Lots of good stories from the staff.

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank Places2Enjoy
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This church on the hill top built in 1769 is very impressive. It has been somewhat restored, but there is no body there, very quiet and private. Entry ticket is a dollar. It is hard to imagine that a few hundred years ago this was...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank r0n69
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Above San Blas is an old fort and these remains of an old church. It is a great opportunity to take some great photos. It is a very interesting location. There are a few old head stones which are really hard to read. If you...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 20 November 2013

This church is the center of the village, in front of it is the village square, a park. The church is beautiful inside. The most pleasantly surprising thing here is the medium sized black birds which gather in the trees of the park at dusk:...More

Date of experience: December 2012
2  Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 16 April 2013

The whole fort area in San Blas is beautiful and enlightening. But we especially enjoy this architecture of this old colonial church.

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank Joan H
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