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Avenue Reforma Norte, Santa Maria Tonantzintla, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 August 2019

With so many unique churches in Puebla, this one is not to be missed. Beautifully preserved and lovely architecture here. You can take a local bus which will take you to the heart of Tonanzintla. Everything is within short distance by foot. Must see!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 10 July 2019

This Church is located just outside of the town of Cholula, so it is a side trip - but well worth it. This totally unique church was built by converted indigenous peoples of Mexico following a baroque design. So, while it has a traditional baroque...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 23 June 2019 via mobile

I visited this church with my wife and a friend. It has a very unique interior and exterior and I was very pleased to see it in person. Visitors should respects the the rules of the church, which are do not touch anything, and no...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Went to mass their. I could not stop marveling at all the details and sculptures in the church. So many figures . There were flower petals that were in a trail that lead to the church. We asked why they did it? It was to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is a very tranquil city. With libraries, churches, open farmer's markets and great restaurants.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

I owe this experience to my taxi drivers after I saw all the main churches in Cholula, close to Puebla. He suggested and I shall be eternally grateful. The relatively unassuming exterior does not prepare you for the sumptuous splendour of the interior of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Great old church very different looking than most of the others we saw that day. Its façade was made from Talavera tiles. We arrived there late in the day and had to walk quite a ways as the streets were all tore up due to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

No website, so no way to know if it will be closed when you get there, like it was for us. They actually shut the door right in my face, very rude.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It was nice to see some photos of the interior on this site. Because no photos are allowed now inside. The detail is incredible of all the characters. The outside is simple but lovely. What I would expect from a church named after Mary. I...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank MsCathleen
Reviewed 13 March 2016

XVIth century church decorated in gold and colors with sculptures of angels and flowers where you see the hand of Indian craftsmen, the most charming and amazing church interior I have seen ... and I have seen many!

Date of experience: March 2016
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