Mérida Cathedral

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Mérida Cathedral

The Mérida Cathedral

Basic information
Location Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico.
Geographic coordinates 20°58′1.64″N 89°37′21.32″W / 20.9671222°N 89.6225889°W / 20.9671222; -89.6225889Coordinates: 20°58′1.64″N 89°37′21.32″W / 20.9671222°N 89.6225889°W / 20.9671222; -89.6225889
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Status Preserved
Architectural description
Architect(s) Juan Miguel de Agüero
Architectural type Cathedral
Completed 1598[1]
Specifications
Materials Stone

The Mérida Cathedral in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, is one of the oldest cathedrals in the Americas.[1]

History[change | change source]

The cathedral was built on the site of Mayan ruins Tiho.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Rasmussen, Christian (October 1998). "Yucatán's church of all ages". Americas. Retrieved 2009-01-03. 

Other websites[change | change source]

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