Oaxaca – Mexico

Basilica de la Soledad, Oaxaca, Mexico

We drove from Mexico City to Oaxaca and while I was driving to our hotel I passed the Basilica de la Soledad. The Basilica has a 24-metre high Baroque façade, which resembles a folding alterpiece and is particularly noted for its heavily gilded interior. It was built between 1682 and 1690 to house the image of the Virgin of Solitude, Oaxaca’s patron saint.

Photograph taken with Nikon D100 & 24-85mm lens at 38mm on 16th November 2008.


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