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Review of Merida Cathedral

Merida Cathedral
Ranked #7 of 116 things to do in Merida
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 21 November 2013

If you go to Merida, you can´t skip visiting The Cathedral, even if you are not a catohololic, the architecture is amazing! Over five hundred years old!

Thank Fiona P
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Reviewed 14 November 2013

It's of course a must see on your city tour but it is not be nicest church inside. Regular, sort of plain but still, a need to see, especially if you know that all the stones used had their prvious life as Maya temple

Thank katleen_sledz
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Reviewed 9 November 2013

I am generally not keen on flocking to Papal franchises, but since there where a handful of hardcore beggars at the portal I had a look. The bed-sheet-clad guy claiming not to be a priest but peddling religious images ran off as I took out my camera, but the very miserable looking poor ladies crouching in the dirt enjoyed the interview and 10 pesos to boot. Amen

Thank Cineasta
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Reviewed 5 November 2013

Impressive by it's size and by the number of worshippers that we saw in there regardless of the time of day.

Very plain compared to the Cathedrals that I know in France and it was difficult to look at things closely because we didn't like to intrude on the people and their faith.

We prefered the smaller churches that we found around and about in Merida.

Thank charliehonk
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

You have to have one of the locals tell you the stories of why Merida received such a large cathedral for such a small colony and where they got the stones.

Thank DavidL_US
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