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Catedral de la Ciudad de Potosi

Address: Ayachucho at Plaza 10 de Noviembre, Potosi, Bolivia
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Ranked #9 of 16 Attractions in Potosi
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural

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  • Spanish first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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Montreal, Canada
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232 attraction reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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156 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
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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