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Hidden gem right under your nose

Beautiful 800 year old churc of baroque architecture. Set back from main pedestrian walk to zocalo... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2019
Iowa City, Iowa
Situated in the centre

Situated in the centre this church is a good example of baroque architecture. Very nice gate at the... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
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This ornate church is home to a school to educate the native children.
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Calle Francisco i. Madero 7, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Cuauhtemoc District
52 5 5217331
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Reviewed 6 February 2019

Beautiful 800 year old churc of baroque architecture. Set back from main pedestrian walk to zocalo. Very nice art perhaps from Spanish masters.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Smack in the middle of Centro Historico is this beautiful baroque beauty whose gorgeous entrance belies an even more wonderful interior. Immediately on the right of the entrance is an altar to the Virgin of Guadalupe before the entrance to the main church, which like...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Situated in the centre this church is a good example of baroque architecture. Very nice gate at the entrance of complex.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 18 April 2018

This church is amazing and right in the middle of everything going on near Centro Historico. If you're visiting Palacio de Bellas Artes, Torre Latino, or any of the nearby attractions, then you must stop by and visit this church!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank alexmB7615TW
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Along Francisco I Madero Rd is a majestic, aged church whose interior beauty is hidden from the public. Would strongly suggest a brief visit to see the interior and observe the devout patrons inside.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

First thing I noticed when I saw Iglesia de San Francisco was that it was slanted. Traveling around Europe this is pretty typical for older buildings. You can find interesting historical facts on this church online. Apparently there have been a few other churches built...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

These church was very beautiful outside and inside specially because it has a lot of images that are Jesus Christ images, we spend about 20 minutes here because they didn’t have a mass but we took good pictures and it was really quiet and enjoyable.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This church has a number of interesting features, like the entrance, Main doorway, Oratory, the layout of the church and a lot of other features. Recommended

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank PierreBMalta
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Almost hidden in front of the house of tiles, it is worth exploring to have 5 minutes of relax from the bustling city scene nearby and also because it is (part of) one of the oldest Churches in the city. Easy to miss, make sure...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank beppo81
Reviewed 17 September 2016

In the midst of the crowded Madero street, it's easy to miss the entrance of San Francisco unless you were looking for it - but you should look for it because this church is one of the most important churches in Mexico! Iglesia de San...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank jayyen93
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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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