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“Simply beautiful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cathedral

Cathedral
C. Central, between Avdas. 1 and Central, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 10 Attractions in Alajuela
Type: Religious Sites
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Owner description: This chuch's ornate red dome is the centerpiece of its town square.
louisville, ky USA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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“Simply beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

A very nice surprise to find such a lovely cathedral and the central park adjacent. wonderful for people watching and taking in local culture.

Visited November 2012
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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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“Beautiful remodel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Just completing a three-year remodel and it is beautiful inside and out. Located centrally in city of Alajuela by central park ans museum.

Visited November 2012
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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“Worth seeing if you are already in the area.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

It is set in a nice park right in the middle of Alajuela and you will see what life is like in a typical CR city center.
For a good meal while you are there, walk to the street behind the church, go left and walk 1 1/2 blocks to Jalapeno Central. It is the #1 restaurant in Alajuela province.

Visited July 2012
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Mesa, Arizona
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“Mass”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Beautiful paintings on the walls and ceiling. The musician was great!

Visited June 2012
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Panama City, Florida
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“Beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

Right beside a downtown park. They were having mass on Friday evening, so we only got to peek in the doors, but it was beautiful from what we saw. We did not tour due to the mass.
Certainly worth seeing.

Visited March 2012
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