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Catedral de la Ciudad de Potosi

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Address: Ayachucho at Plaza 10 de Noviembre, Potosi, Bolivia
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Unexpected cathedral fun

Having discovered that several of Potosí's churches were closed to the public one particular day, we were more prepared to pay the 20 BOB fee to access the cathedral and see some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Having discovered that several of Potosí's churches were closed to the public one particular day, we were more prepared to pay the 20 BOB fee to access the cathedral and see some colonial-era religious architecture. What we didn't bargain on was a fun and educational Spanish lesson from the friendly guide, Alfredo (not exactly sure of his name). Our very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I came here, wanting to kill some time, expecting to have a wonder and see the views from the belltower. I did all that but had an amazing time with the guide who took us on a tour of the cathedral. The cathedral has just undergone restoration. It costs 15 BOB to enter (£1.30). The guide inside greeted us and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Not only is this church a central monument in the old part of town, it is very well lit and gives the square an amazing glow at night, well worth taking a look… We were lucky to have a view of the towers from our hotel room! Hope this review was helpful!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Some fine work is under way, with full completion and reopening of this closed building expected in 2013. A Japanese project is handling the project, but at times they let people in.

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