Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad, Oaxaca

#5 of 18 in Historic Sites in Oaxaca
Religious Site · Architectural Building
Witness grand 17th-century architecture at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad, located Oaxaca city's historic center, which has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Built between 1682 and 1690 from green cantera stone, the church is laid out in the shape of a Latin cross. Admire the church's baroque exterior, with its spires and towers intentionally sitting low to withstand earthquakes. The facade displays statues of religious icons, including the Virgin Mary. Inside, head to the west gallery and find an organ that dates back to 1686. To visit Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad and get the most from your holiday in Oaxaca, create itinerary details personal to you using our Oaxaca driving holiday planner.
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  • A beautiful, extremely ornate baroque basilica located just a few blocks from the zocalo and definitely off the beaten path when it comes to Oaxaca. Barely any tourists here and just a few locals...  more »
  • This church was beautiful and large but not too large and some nuns also entered here , I enjoyed the visit here  more »
  • Under restoration, museum currently closed. Still very nice looking place.
  • Very nice basilica

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