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Catedral de Senora de la Candelaria

Address: Parque Agramonte, Camaguey, Cuba
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Ranked #13 of 14 Attractions in Camaguey
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues, Parks, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Owner description: 19th century cathedral built on the site of an 18th century predecessor, which was destroyed by...
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues, Parks, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Owner description: 19th century cathedral built on the site of an 18th century predecessor, which was destroyed by fire, and its 16th century predecessor, which collapsed.
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Toronto, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
38 attraction reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This 300 year old Cathedral was restored before the 1998 visit of Pope John Paul II. This church was dedicated to Our Lady of Candelaria, the patron saint of the city. Its top is crowned with the statue of Christ. A chapel was built on its site in 1530. And do not forget the climb up the winding stairs to... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

A well restored church in the centre of town ,worth a visit as part of the city tour .Good to see locals practising their faith .

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Oromocto NB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

They charge you to go up to the top of the bell tower. The view is worth every centavo. The church is well worth the visit. Very well preserved, very well loved church. You can see the working clockwork and is interesting as well.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Catedral de Senora de la Candelaria (1756) on the same site, where a chapel was first build in 1530 (destroyed by fire in 1616). This church is situated on the beautiful Plaza Ignacio Agramonte/ Calle Cisneros, in the center of the historical town. To visit the city and not climb the church tower, would be a major omission. The views... More 

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