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Catedral de Santa Cruz

Address: Ayacucho and 24 de Septiembre, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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Ranked #2 of 32 things to do in Santa Cruz
Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks

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Hartwell, Georgia, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This is a wonderful site if you are at the plaza in Santa Cruz. However you must remember that you will be approached by vendors who know you are tourist and locals in great poverty. the architecture and the culture are worth the hassle.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Nice cathedral in the center of Santa Cruz . Infront you have the place September 24th. Nice trees, lots of benches , good place to relax from the stress you maybe have had. Lots and lots of people sitting there and have their fun. Around the church you'll see lots of restaurants and bars. Next to , you'll see cafe... More 

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La Paz, Bolivia
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The artistic icons, saints, & many people praying humbly inside the cathedral + the brick walls & majestic size of this church in the middle of a plaza filled up with palm trees.

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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I like its clock and its really neat to climb the tower you can see so much of the city from there, the walk up can wear one out but the view makes it all worth it

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A pretty place. You are allowed to go in anytime, even though it is in use. Outside there are many local women with young children and baby's begging, so be prepared. Some street entertainment outside, which gave you a feel for the place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I've lived here for years and I finally paid the couple bs. to climb up and see the view. I definitely was not wowed. The church building itself is beautiful and worth being photographed. It's situated on the main plaza of Santa Cruz, so that means the view is just the surrounding buildings . . . not my cup of... More 

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La Paz, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Beautiful church and surroundings that are worth visiting. This is an old church showing a lot of local tradition, building materials, etc. It is surrounded by nice places to hang out and rest time, in addition to being in the center of the city, surrounded by many retail stores.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

a piece of old in a town bustling with change!!.. beautiful plaza around.. must see in SC.. Walk around, breath in the atmosphere

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Very Nice Church, Colonial style and too big. I visited also a museum very near to the Cathedral were I saw "Silla Presidencial" (Presidential Chair), a big scale chair, about two or three meters high

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Erlangen, Germany
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The cathedral is very nice and in the city center situated.. The interior is all well maintained and I just recommend you to jump in for a few minutes if you are around. There is no entrance fee.

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