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“Worth a visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)

Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)
Plaza de Armas, Santiago, Chile (Centro Histórico)
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“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

This is one of he nicer cathedrals in Latin America. Well worth the visit. The pieta was especially beautiful.

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“Wow”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

WOW! This is probably one of the most beautiful cathedrals I have seen in a while. Every corner and crevice had a beautiful painting, statue or artifact. I could have stayed here for hours just soaking up the beauty.

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“Top 5 Site”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Not to be missed. Well preserved Catedral. Interesting art and architecture. 30 min minimum visit. Visit adjacent Plaza Armas & tour Museo Historico Nacional if time allows.

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“Superb Location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

Must see on any trip to Santiago.. I was there on a perfect Sunny Sunday afternoon...with street entertainment.. well a local priest "rallying the flock"...Great buildings and colours in the surrounding plaza.....

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“Disappointing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

The Cathedral is large but has been rebuilt several times and has lost any hint of Spanish Colonialism. The interior is nice but nothing spectacular. It is also located in a portion of town which is notorious for pickpockets. So beware!

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