Inmaculada Concepcion Basilic Cathedral
Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico.
religious temple is located in the center of Mazatlan with the title of minor
basilica cathedral. The construction of the temple began in 1856 on the orders
of Bishop Pedro Loza and Pardavé. It is known that in all ancient cities of
Mexico, cathedrals were considered as the most important building that was a
symbol of social and economic power of the community.
neo-Gothic structure features two towers of the same height with a cross on its
top and an octagonal dome with lantern, crowned by an iron cross. The main
entrance has three arches and inside you can see a mixture of styles due to
ideas of eclectic art.
the cathedral you will find four altars dedicated in honor of Our Lady of the
Holy Rosary, Sacred Heart of Jesus, our lord St. Joseph and Our Lady of
Guadalupe, which is where the tomb of the first bishop of the Diocese of
Mazatlan is a building considered a masterpiece for its architectural design
and decorative features as they are unique and of unquestionable quality, and
top it has a unique piece in the world, its tubular body, which it was built in
Paris by the manufacturer Aristide Cavaville-Coll and was acquired in 1899.