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Address: Bolivar Park, Medellin, Colombia
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very impressed with size of interior

I was amazed at the size of the interior columns and overall size of this cathedral. This is a massive church with I guess all of the stations with stained grass windows above... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Panama
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203 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was amazed at the size of the interior columns and overall size of this cathedral. This is a massive church with I guess all of the stations with stained grass windows above each station. Old confessionals, a side chapel with a priest giving blessings to a .line of people

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Thank BigDogPanama
Westbrook, Maine
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i could not believe the beautiful stone work around the altar area... and the number of people in the cathedral on a weekday afternoon.... people helping each other in and out of the church peace!

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Thank maryellen19
Saint Nom la Breteche
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351 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An imitation of a roman colonial cathedral if that exists. On a park and surrounded by ugly buildings, no nbeed to go there

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Thank terrefort44
Saint John, Indiana
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62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

This structure offers an interesting example of Romanesque architecture. Like many structures of this kind, it includes stations of the cross in mosaic tiles. Additionally, it included other displays, such as a nativity scene.

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Thank Indiana V
Vernon, Canada
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135 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

The basilica is made of unique bricks, hence its "largest" claim. It was not open when we were there. The plaza in front is a bit sketchy with lots of people struggling with life. Some are overly friendly and others resented our presence. Supposedly there is a thieves market and an active gay/transgendered prostitution streets behind the church go there... More 

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1 Thank Charles S
Medellin, Colombia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

This place is worth to visit, the interior and the piano, that is amazing, be careful of the surroundings specially if you are with a backpack or a camera, just be alert and try to not go through weird places you may notice are not really safe.

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Thank Hospedaje Ranch... R
Pereira, Colombia
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49 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

The church was closed on our visit but was still impressive from the outside. The park was very seedy - there were kids throwing a ball at a junkie, creepy men drinking and staring, a few people arguing.

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1 Thank nomadicniko
Lima, Peru
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55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Beautiful Cathedral made out of bricks. Built in 1948 and very well maintain. It's in Plaza Bolivar which is always very busy with people selling sweets etc.

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Thank Laura Mónica B
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

The building looks nice, but the Cathedral was closed on sunday. Plus, the area was roaming with dangerous looking people. Had to leave as fast as possible.

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2 Thank Gustavo V
Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

A beautiful pray filled place that welcome all ... rich and poor, street people and travelers, all safe and welcome and home.

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Thank jdchopin1969

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