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Address: C. Central, between Avdas. 1 and Central, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Description: This chuch's ornate red dome is the centerpiece of its town square.

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The architectonic is not his strong point, but as any other Church, It is a very good place to meditate and talk to God. The best Place is the Chapel in the left side, small... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The architectonic is not his strong point, but as any other Church, It is a very good place to meditate and talk to God. The best Place is the Chapel in the left side, small but beautiful, lovely place! Not a tourist place, but a spiritual place.

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Northeast Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The outside is pretty, but inside is beautiful. People were worshiping as they do in many Costa Rican churches. The ceilings are adorned with five beautiful paintings. The dome which can be seen from most places in Alajuela, but the real beauty is viewing it from the inside. Incredible. The altar is extremely beautiful. If you are anywhere near this... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

One of the most beautiful cathedrals I've seen & the best in Costa Rica in our opinion. Set right in Alajuela Square so walking distance from the public bus stop.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We stopped into this Cathedral on a whim and were pleasantly surprised to see people worshiping on a Tuesday afternoon. The cathedral itself is beautiful with high ceilings adorned with paintings of sense. We didn't stay long but I had a nice visit and hung around the park just outside and drink coffee and people watched. If you're staying in... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Bordering the plaza, this cathedral is a nice quiet, calm and cool spot to spend a few minutes. The cathedral is quite large inside with a huge wooden alter at the far end. There is a strange yellowish glow to the place which is really nice. Above the alter is a cupola that is richly decorated and contains a number... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Very nice church in the center of Alajuela with a park in front. The impressive ceiling is painted with i scenes from the life of Jesus.

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

this is a church built in the colonial period. well maintained inside and out!the garden is well arranged and taken care of.this is an easy spot to check out.it is in the middle of alajuela which is about a 8 minute taxi ride from the international airport jaun santamaria.

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

If you are walking and riding buses like me, then you will be close to the central plaza when in Alajuela. The cathedral is beautiful and deserves a photo! The park is typical of all Costa Rica towns with plenty of places to rest, people-watch, enjoy the shade of palms and mango trees and you can even go across the... More 

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Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Nice cathedral adjacent to a square. I loved the beautiful paintings on the walls and ceiling. There is a nice garden outside with quiet places to sit and contemplate.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We had a few hours in the late afternoon to explore Alajuela. A walk through the cathedral was a good start, as well as enjoying the activity in the park in front of it.

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Address: C. Central, between Avdas. 1 and Central, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Alajuela

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