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Church of San Felipe Neri (Iglesia de San Felipe Neri)

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Small But Interesting Old Church Dating Back To 1773.

Just a block or so from the Cathedral you will find this smaller church which has some character... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Nice to see

Is a beautiful church but not the bigger or more important in Oaxaca. If you are in Oaxaca, is... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
EriBrunette
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4 days ago
“Small But Interesting Old Church Dating Back To 1773.”
Oct 22, 2018
“Nice to see”
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An ornate 17th-century cathedral.
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Tinoco y Palacios at Independencia, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just a block or so from the Cathedral you will find this smaller church which has some character and atmosphere and worth a look.The congregation of Felipe Neri dates back to 1667 and this church started in 1773 and was completed in 1773.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Is a beautiful church but not the bigger or more important in Oaxaca. If you are in Oaxaca, is worth the visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EriBrunette
Reviewed 8 July 2018

this is another old church in Oaxaca, and if you like this type of sightseeing you will not be disappointed

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Piotr M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wonderful baroque wood carvings around every altar. The revered statesman Benito Juarez got married in this church.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Whatever your religion (or lack thereof), spending a few minutes in a pew at this magnificent church is a positive experience.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Arthur H
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Hearing that this was the most decorated church in Mexico my expectations were high... and not high enough! The meticulous details overlayed in gold puts this on par for the nicest cathedrals in Europe.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank BigBaldBuddha
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This is the plaza where wedding celebrations take place, just outside the church, all weekend. There are bands, traditional dancers and happy people. Lots of fun to watch

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank babspottay
Reviewed 5 January 2016

The photograph that appears at the beggining of this site is NOT that of San Felipe Nri, but rather the frot of the church of Santo Domingo, both in downtown Oaxaca. Whereas Santo Domingo is a huge landmark becae of its historical and aesthetic merits,...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Roberto113
Reviewed 30 December 2015

My Dannether like this places to go back and forth between the hours of work .She said the she is going for her honey moon with her husband to

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Sammy C
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We saw three weddings here on Saturday. The interior is classic and I thought the best church in Oaxaca. It is right on the pedestrian street.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank wxzzy
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