Cathedral of La Paz, Baja California Sur
|Our Lady of Peace Cathedral|
|Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Paz de Baja California Sur|
|Denomination||Roman Catholic Church|
The Our Lady of Peace Cathedral (Spanish: Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Paz de Baja California Sur) Also La Paz Cathedral Is a Catholic temple that serves as the seat of the Diocese of La Paz. It is located in the center of the city of La Paz, Baja California Sur in western Mexico. It is located in the place where the mission was founded by the Jesuits in the eighteenth century.
The current temple was built in the second half of the 19th century, under the orders of Bishop Francisco Francisco Escalante y Moreno.
A sober neoclassical style on the outside, it has a simple façade and two towers, which resemble those of the North American temples.
The interior of the temple has beautiful baroque altarpieces from the 18th century, which come from other missions that were fortunate to be abandoned.
- Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace in La Paz, Baja California Sur
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