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Catedral Metropolitana de Merida

Avenida 4, | Plaza Bolivar, Merida 5101, Venezuela
58 74 544 229
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Ranked #3 of 28 Attractions in Merida
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: Though construction of the Cathedral began in the early nineteenth century, it was delayed by two earthquakes, the War of Independence, and internal political conflicts. Work was finally completed in 1958, and the Cathedral stands today as a symbol of Merida and its history.
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Warsaw, Poland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I would perversely say that this is a bit of Gaudi in Merida - the facade looks just a little like these in Barcelona :)

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Barcelona, Spain
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

It is a very large church. If you walk arround you realice haw large it is. The inside has nothing spetial, from my point of vew. From outside is a very nice colonial Cathidral

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Oslo, Norway
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012 via mobile

Beautiful catolic church with a great atmosphere. In the middle of Merida in Mexico and worth a visit. Beautiful art inside the Catedral :)

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

It is one of the main sights of Merida, but it cannot compete with the best European cathedrals in beauty and grandeur

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