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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.
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.
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