Mazatlán Cathedral

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Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
Catedral Basílica de la Inmaculada Concepción
Catedral Basílica de la Inmaculada Concepción 2012-09-08 18-20-27.jpg
LocationMazatlán
Country Mexico
DenominationRoman Catholic Church

The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception[1] (Spanish: Catedral Basílica de la Inmaculada Concepción) Also Mazatlán Cathedral Is the main religious building in the city of Mazatlan,[2] in Baroque-Revival style of Sinaloa, Mexico,[3] and home of the Catholic Diocese of Mazatlan. It is located in the historical center.

The works of the temple began in the year of 1856, by order of the then bishop Pedro Loza and Pardavé. Later, the parish priest Miguel Lacarra takes over the works and it is for this that they are concluded in the year of 1899. The consecration of the temple like basilica was realized 12 of December 1941.

It consists of basilical plant, with three naves, which have the same height. It has an octagonal dome with lantern, crowned by an iron cross. The towers are of two bodies and present shots in the form of truncated prisms, which are crowned by a cross.

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  1. ^ Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Mazatlán
  2. ^ 18 encuentros con la historia (in Spanish). Gobierno del Estado de Sinaloa. 2003-01-01.
  3. ^ Mellin, Maribeth; Onstott, Jane (2009-05-04). The Unofficial Guide to Mexico's Best Beach Resorts. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9780470379974.
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