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Santa Prisca de Taxco

Plaza Borda, Taxco, Mexico
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This 18th-century church, built with funds provided by silver tycoon José de la Borda, is the centerpiece of the town's main square.
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Plaza Borda, Taxco, Mexico
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Tall, narrow baroque style church built between 1751 and 1758. St Peter and St Paul on either side of door. Only find churches with two front towers in Catholic or parish churches. This is a parish church. Believe he called it St Prisca or St...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Located at the very center of the plaza , there is absolutely no way you can miss it . It's a beautiful baroque church , you can get a guide beforehand or outside if you wish. The silver "Virgen de Guadalupe" is a must see,...More

Thank Aline L
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Before the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel was built the Church of Santa Prisca was the tallest structure in Taxco. It is located west of old city. Tall, narrow, opulent and lavishly rich looking interior is truly breath-taking. The general style is Spanish...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Santa Prisca Cathedral is certainly a site not to miss on your visit to Taxco. The cathedral is located at the zocalo and you can obtain a free tour ( with a voluntary donation / tip) from guides located at or around the entrance to...More

Thank am2nite
Reviewed 3 March 2017

great architecture, very well preserved. our visit was short but we left full of impressions. Great historical value.

Thank AlexBaki
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This Cathedral has an amazinc Barroque influence, it was built by Juan de la Borda, the richest mine owner in colonial times, built in pink stone it is trully a beautiful building

Thank econmacb
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit! The design of this cathedral & the location in Taxco are impressive and peaceful.

Thank Jean S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a beautiful cathedral built with pink stone in the baroque style. It is located in the main plaza of Taxco which is in itself a splendid setting. Inside are nine floor-to-ceiling altar pieces covered with gold. The main altar piece is dedicated to...More

Thank juliejt
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We visit the cathedral on our trip to Taxco and I have to say the building was very impressive. It is not as big as Puebla's Cathedral but, considering the small touristic town, it was very majestic. I recommend staying for a service so you...More

Thank Foxguevara
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Santa Prisca church it is a mist in Taxco. Its design churrigeresco type is very beautiful. The church is open to turist from 4 to 6 pm on sundays. Other times there is always a catholic mass.

Thank raul s
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