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Address: | Tlacolula, Mexico
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This 17th-century church is known for its striking chapel.

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Extraordinary church well worth the trip

This church is a treasure-found. Remarkable in its details and size for a smaller city. The nearby Mercado is the cleanest we have ever seen.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 April 2016
CarmenGail
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Merida, Mexico

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

This church is a treasure-found. Remarkable in its details and size for a smaller city. The nearby Mercado is the cleanest we have ever seen.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

Less heralded than the gilded splendor of its counterpart, the Basilica of Santo Domingo in Oaxaca City, the Church of Our Lord of Tlacolula is no less impressive for its folk-influenced decoration. Executed by local artisans, the church offers a splendid example of colonial architecture filtered through a distinctly native sensibility. The side chapel to the right of the central... More 

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