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It is a nice church but "La Soledad" is not only known for that but for the ice cream they sell... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Anahí C
,
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Not to be missed

I was very impressed with St. Domingo but when I walked into Soledad, I felt very different than... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
c0nny
,
San Francisco
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This 17th-century church contains an interesting museum of religious art.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gold plated” (2 reviews)
“wood carved” (2 reviews)
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Independencia at Galeana, Oaxaca, Mexico

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is a nice church but "La Soledad" is not only known for that but for the ice cream they sell down there! Hundreds of flavors of fresh fruit.

Thank Anahí C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very impressed with St. Domingo but when I walked into Soledad, I felt very different than just visiting a church. The way the doors are set up and the whole plaza...it evokes a feeling of belonging. Sure St. Domingo is incredibly ornate and...More

Thank c0nny
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Oaxaca has several churches in downtown, you can see one church almost each block, Basilica de la Soledad, has a nice square and is part of the great architecture of the area. The art inside the Church is sober in comparison to Santo Domingo. Outside...More

Thank Erick J
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A lovely cathedral in the heart of Oaxaca. A beautiful ornate facade with bell, grand rounded doorway and beautifully intricate statues inset in to the wall. The inside is stunning too and makes a lovely, serene getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Massive Basilica that is easy to get to by foot. Like all churches of this size, is it is a bit overwhelming. the side chapels are exquisite. It is quite clear why this is the the most "talked about" church in the region. It has...More

Thank Penny D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lovely baroque façade, interesting church set n a wide open space where on special holidays dance groups perform. There is also a café nearby.

Thank marlisc2015
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church with a big plaza on the side. Try the ice cream shops with the traditional "nieves". Niagara is the best one.

Thank MTorre
Reviewed 1 February 2017

While you are there, please take the time to sample the many different ice creams, you will Love it. Leche Quemada is the best!

Thank mccordiliana
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Wonderful church very near from the centre of Oaxaca. Elegant Spanish baroque building with fascinating details and interiors. It is a must to visit it. From the cathedral you can see a part of the city with mountains in the background and the new areal...More

Thank kucerovajana
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Beautiful church with lots of gold. We were stunned by the gold until we saw the Zocalo and Santa Domingo Churches. There is an square next to it that sells all kinds of ice cream treats from various vendors and also religious objects.

Thank 4adventure
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