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San Felipe de Neri Church

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Neighbourhood: West Old Town
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Address: 2005 North Plaza, Albuquerque, NM 87104
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+1 505-243-4628
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Built in 1706 and rebuilt in 1793, this historic church has been providing...

Built in 1706 and rebuilt in 1793, this historic church has been providing services ever since.

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Son got married there. Patron saint known for his sense of humor. Son needed that

It is a classic adobe, Spanish mission era church set in old town. A must see stop for tourists and you can also attend mass on Sundays. It correctly maintains the ambiance of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint little church, very dark inside, would have been nice if the church had staff to offer more information.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a classic adobe, Spanish mission era church set in old town. A must see stop for tourists and you can also attend mass on Sundays. It correctly maintains the ambiance of 1700s including seats and pews that elicit a form of penance.

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The lady in the tree is so neat. The beauty of the church is really worth seeing. Unfortunately, we did not make it inside. (Just too much to see.) Spending a full day in Old Town is a blast. So much to take pictures of!

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West Jordan, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

If you like history, you should visit this church. It's at Old Town Albuquerque. Outside and in just a great piece of history to see!

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Beautiful Church! Architecture was amazing and very spiritual. The art inside was neat. A must see in Old Town.

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Farmington, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

yes go there, stop in and step in typical architecture for the time old and well kept, always friendly and respectful folk there, you don't have to be catholic to appreciate a wonderful part of history

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

San Felipe is my parish and was built in the 1700. It is gorgeous inside and very peaceful. I always go into the church when I am down there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is absolutely the highlight od the old town area of Albuquerque. It is just beautiful to look at, with a lot of mixed history. Fortunately we met a friendly local who told us a lot about the history of the church. The church itself is one of the oldest buildings in the city, standing there from 1793. The original... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

It always amazes me about the beautiful skies that abound when I come to Old Town and see San Felipe de Neri Church. An historic Catholic Church located on the north side of Old Town Plaza, the adobe architecture is inspiring and yet comforting. It was built in 1793 and is considered to be one of the oldest surviving buildings... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We were in Old Town for the lighting of the Christmas tree and stopped in the church. It's beautiful and made me just want to stay and contemplate the details. We were really lucky because there were vocalists performing- I thought the acoustics were good. Definitely worth a visit.

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