Fodor's Expert Review St. Augustine Cathedral

Downtown Tucson Free

Although the imposing white-and-beige, late-19th-century, Spanish-style building was modeled after the Cathedral of Queretaro in Mexico, a number of its details reflect the desert setting. For instance, above the entryway, next to a bronze statue of St. Augustine, are carvings of local desert scenes with saguaro cacti, yucca, and prickly pears—look closely and you'll find the horned toad. Compared with the magnificent facade, the modernized interior is a bit disappointing.  For a distinctly Southwestern experience, attend the mariachi Mass celebrated Sunday at 8 am.

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192 S. Stone Ave.
Tucson, Arizona  85701, USA


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