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Templo de la Compania de Jesus

Alcantarilla | Lerin, Patzcuaro 61608, Mexico
+52 434 342 1979
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A beautiful church with lots of history

I found this church to be more approachable than others in Mexico. Its architecture and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
cmbtraveller
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Vancouver, Canada
The original Cathedral of Michoacan

This church was built by Vasco de Quiroga in the 16th century and is a single barrel wooden church... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
William K
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Patzcuaro, Mexico
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“A beautiful church with lots of history”
3 weeks ago
“The original Cathedral of Michoacan”
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Alcantarilla | Lerin, Patzcuaro 61608, Mexico
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+52 434 342 1979
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Reviewed yesterday

I found this church to be more approachable than others in Mexico. Its architecture and 'decoration' is simpler and less ostentatious. If you go take the time to read about its history and the role the Jesuits played in the Spanish conquest.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church was built by Vasco de Quiroga in the 16th century and is a single barrel wooden church. It currently contains examples of biblical figures in native dress and is well worth a visit. Don't miss the exhibits at the Jesuit College attached.

Thank William K
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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We visited this church a couple of times during the day but at night is when the magic happens when all the lighting on the building give it a refined and and lovely feeling. Great for pictures and to strolll through with the family.

Thank Palemon L
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Reviewed March 20, 2017

This is a large and austere complex of church and other building which occupies a few blocks. It is reasonably well preserved and very quiet.

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Reviewed August 31, 2016

Add this to the list of the many places to visit while strolling through the charming streets of Patzcuaro.

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Reviewed January 19, 2016

This temple, church, is worth a visit. I enjoyed the colors and the detail of the altar and columns. Calming, peaceful.

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Reviewed November 12, 2015

Nice temple ... an interesting place to get a glimpse of the history of Patzcuaro!! Nice for a stroll around and maybe some quick photo opps!

Thank METRUN360
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Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Imagine yourself walking along walls and floors where people already used to pray, celebrate mess, weddings, baptisms in the 16th or 17th century. Do I need to say more? This old are the origins of this building which used to be the first cathedral in...More

Thank Androsch H
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