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Cathedral of our Lady of Guadeloupe

Calle Concordia/Calle Union, Ponce, Puerto Rico
787 842 0134
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Ranked #10 of 21 Attractions in Ponce
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
Description: This elegant 17th-century cathedral rises majestically in the midst of Ponce.
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166 reviews 166 reviews
65 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

During December this Cathedral celebrated Virgen de Guadalupe or Guadalupana Catholic Holiday. Start with a parade early morning and people gathering at the Plaza event a few days before. Las Mañanitas with Mariachi music is hearth all over the city. Mass is offer to honor her. Do not even try to drive in on that day. The city will provide... More

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Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

When we arrived in Ponce in 2005 we visited this Cathedral dedicated to Our Lady of Guadeloupe. This is a well structured Building and the Altars are beautifully adorned. Worth a look.

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Helena, AL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is beautiful inside and out. It's only open during certain hours so make sure to check that out. They were having mass so we didn't spend a ton of time inside, but it's beautiful. Plus the square surrounding it is full of action, day and night.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

It is a beautiful church, and right in the center of the square. I didn't spend a ton of time here, but worth a look.

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Wolcott, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

You must stop and see this historic landmark. It will leave you breathless. Walk on in and admire the beauty.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Noticed a post where it said the church was torn down...this is not accurate. Its where it has always been and has undergone renovations. Its a beautiful church and has lots of character. Definitely worth a visit IMHO.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This place has been torn down and unfortunately they are putting up a different church I'm it's place. Sadly go say all of the wonderful history is gone

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Velva, North Dakota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Was so excited to go and see this church, to get there and find the doors locked. :( It is only open twice a day...morning and noon, locked in the afternoon & evening.

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Faribault, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The construction and detail is so amazing!!!! Great photography scene...we actually did not have this on to do list it was very unexpected surprise ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

This is such a lovely place. From talking to some locals they have a. Big celebration for the day of the Virgen de Guadalupe here each December 12 where the celebration begins at the break of dawn. When I visited this amazing small town, I had to stop and admire this cathedral. Simply amazing.

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