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Cathedral

The Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral (Spanish: Catedral Metropolitana de la Asunción de María) is the largest and oldest cathedral in the Americas and seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico. It is situated atop the former Aztec sacred precinct near the Templo Mayor on the northern side of the Plaza de la Constitución in downtown Mexico City. The cathedral was built in sections from 1573 to 1813 around the original church that was constructed soon after the Spanish conquest of Tenochtitlán, eventually replacing it entirely. Spanish architect Claudio de Arciniega planned the construction, drawing inspiration from Gothic cathedrals in Spain.

comezone This photo was shot on film. Taken by comezone with a Lomo LC-A+ (available in our Online Shop) loaded with Kodak Elitechrome EBX film (available in our Online Shop) in Mexico City, Mexico. These tags describe this photo: x-pro, catedral de mexico, downtown, lomo, history, lca race, culture, cathedral, comezone, lc-a race, mexico, mexico city, lomo comrades of the americas, north america team 3, and lc-a+. This photo can also be found in the album LC-A Race.

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