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Address: Calle Sarandi at Ituzaingo, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
Phone Number: 02915 7018
Description: Notable for its domed bell towers, this 1804 cathedral is the burial place...
Notable for its domed bell towers, this 1804 cathedral is the burial place for some of the country’s most important figures.
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This is a must if in this area of town. We stopped by here one evening as a mass had just ended and the inside of the building was beautiful. Everything was taken care of very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Kentucky
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151 reviews 151 reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a must if in this area of town. We stopped by here one evening as a mass had just ended and the inside of the building was beautiful. Everything was taken care of very well and the details in the architecture was great.

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Edmonton
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The interior is amazingly bright, painted in reflective white showing off the wonderful alter and stained glass. The copula is amazing to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Visit the Cathedral, it is a nice buildind at the Old City.. the building is well conservated...during your trip, nake a pit stop and pray s little

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

i have visited 100s of churches in Europe and this is one of the most pristine I have ever seen. Very clean and impressive a mist see when in Montevideo.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Not the grandest basilica in the world, but a worthwhile stop-off on the Plaza Matriz (aka Plaza Constitucion). Pretty baptistry and the tombs of Lavalleja and Presidents Suarez and Rivera. Mass schedule is pretty limited

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Nice cathedral with many statutes and stain glass windows. Nice respite if it is warm outside and there are many nooks and crannies that are worth exploring.

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MONTEVIDEO
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

History and religion melt here. Great place to visit, know abour history and Pray. Great maintenance and excellent mass in the little chapel dedicated to Our Mother Mery. Virgen de Monserrat has an outstanding place . Nice shop to buy some mementos.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

It is a nice place to get to know a little more about the history of the country and the city. It has beautiful statues and it is a very calm place to stop and sit in peace.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This House of GOD is not just another Olde Church. There is a different aura about it. With the blend of statuary, art, and artifacts this church has it's own character. Slowly move through the church and take it all in.

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Located in Plaza Matriz, this catholic church has a beautiful interior and is worth seeing if you're passing by. Many notable Uruguayans are interred here, including former presidents, military leaders and priests. The cathedral was declared a National Historic Monument in 1975. As an added bonus, there was a fair in the plaza when I visited on a Saturday and... More 

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