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Majestic Churches in Mexico City

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Credit: creative Commons / Öskr Rck
Mexico City is undoubtedly the destination for a deeper cultural and spiritual connection. Aside from historical buildings, museums, and food, these grand churches speak volumes regarding the city's story, struggles, and faith. From the golden-clad columns to solid treasure altars, the details and collections guarded by religion prove fascinating and educational for all.
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Credit: creative Commons / Cohete verde
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista

Situated in the lovely Coyoacán area, is one of the oldest churches built after the Spanish arrival. It's a national monument and attracts massive amounts of visitors each year. The imposing structure comes with baroque architecture facade, intricate ornaments, and majestic dome.

Iglesia de San Juan Bautista
Jardín del Centenariio 8, Villa Coyoacán, Coyoacán, Mexico City

Tel: +52 55 5554 0489
 
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Credit: creative Commons / Adan Hernandez Bahena
Basílica de Guadalupe

The new basilica was created when the old one had sunk to a significantly hazardous level. Dedicated to Our Lady of Gaudalupe, the basilica is one of the most visited churches in the world. The church has a managed system and features charming chapels, a museum, a library, guided visits, and a special relic of Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin's cloak

Basílica de Guadalupe
Plaza de las Américas núm. 1, Col. Villa de Guadalupe, Delegación Gustavo A. Madero, Mexico City
Tel: +52 55 5118 0500
 
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Credit: creative Commons / Tetraktys
Catedral Metropolitana

The largest cathedral in all of Americas, Catedral Metropolitana houses 14 chapels open to the public, 2 private chapels, 2 bell towers, and a facade which incorporates architectural styles with baroque, neoclassical, and renaissance influences. Located at the Zocalo, the cathedral is at the centre of Mexico City, and within the veins of tourism. The interiors are a stunning sight, with commanding golden altars nearly as high as the ceiling.

Catedral Metropolitana
Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral, Plaza de la Constitución, Centro, Mexico City
Tel: +52 55 5510 0440

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