Tripper Travel Guide

Inmaculada Concepcion Basilic Cathedral
Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico.

The 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.

And 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.

Inside 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 lays.

Cathedral 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.

Mazatlan Cathedral Gallery