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Catedral Basilica De Nuestra Madre Santisima De La Luz

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this cathedral is extremely beautiful. It is immense and very lovely. The altars are spectacular... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
DallasyRocio
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Isla de la Piedra, Mexico
Pretty church

This church is located near the main plazas, not as indicated on the map. It makes a nice tranquil... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
johntpt
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Toluca, Mexico
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

this cathedral is extremely beautiful. It is immense and very lovely. The altars are spectacular. The art is incredible. I loved being inside this church.

Thank DallasyRocio
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This church is located near the main plazas, not as indicated on the map. It makes a nice tranquil spot for escaping the noise and bustle outside.

Thank johntpt
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This church is the cathedral of Leon its construction of a sense of protection and peace, hay that visitation to feel it through the atrium and explanation in front of the sight of a beautiful view, to enjoy it with family in the center of...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Much more interesting inside than outside, and much more decorated than the Templo Expiatorio, I found this church to be more interesting than the Expiatory. Here as well are many Mexicans coming to pray.

Thank EladB
Reviewed 29 August 2016

There are many beautiful churches in Mexico, this one is just average, nice but not stunning. Walk around the old town instead.

Thank Hans V
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This is worth a visit while in Leon. It's well preserved and a crowning jewel in Leon. It is still in use, so we stayed in the entrance area to respect the worshippers. A great place to reflect on how lucky we were to be...More

Thank mariannemmoore
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Lots of history here. Beautiful well maintained Church. The painting of Mary in the Altar was painted in the 18th century in Palermo, Italy and found its way to this magnificent Church.

Thank Drboomer
Reviewed 17 May 2016

visited this amazing cathedral. beautiful ceilings. this would be an awesome place for a wedding. its located downtown so its a good place to visit on your way to shopping

Thank liliaaguilar
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The entire area around this cathedral has been redone to cater to armies of tourists to the area. Lots of small boutiques, small cafes and many unique shops to mill about. The area is adjacent to La Zona Peatonal with its shops and the municipal...More

Thank horaceb136
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Mexico's most people are catholic, specially at geographic states at center of Mexican Republic, like Jalisco, Zacatecas, Queretaro and Guanajuato. You can enter to the building all days. You only need respect the ceremonies inside. The building was started at 1764, established cathedral at 1866....More

Thank Jorge E
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