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Plaza del Buen Pastor, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked the look of this 1897 cathedral from afar when we first spied it straight across from Iglesia de Santa Maria del Coro, but 1 kilometer away. Up close, we loved the beautiful Neo-Gothic sandstone exterior, complete with ornamental gargoyles, pinnacles and a 245-feet-tall...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rumples
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the view of the cathedral from the opposite narrow street. It makes for a great photo. Inside, the cathedral is beautiful with stained glass windows. Although the cathedral looks very old, it is actually a Gothic Revival structure that dates to 1897.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

No matter where you are in the city, you can always find your location by looking for the cathedral. Great place to visit and go inside with a fantastic ice cream shop just outside!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank neilbillingsley
Reviewed January 9, 2019

Others on Trip Advisor have already spoken highly of this beautiful cathedral in San Sebastian. Our experience was equally as moving for the same reasons and one thing more. On the day we were visiting, we had spent a long day already walking up and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank johnnnita
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Worth a visit, people might say it’s just another church, but if in San Sebastián make a effort. The skill of the craftsmanship never ceases to amaze me.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Brian W
Reviewed November 16, 2018

This is a beautiful neo-Gothic cathedral in the middle of San Sebastian. Well worth a visit, entrance is free outside of service hours. This is best visited during the brighter hours of the day for best views and appreciating the glass.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

You look down this street and this church beckons brilliance. It really is one of the coolest cathedrals and well worth a walk thru and a quick meditation. If you are really adventurous > go to mass in Basque!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Massive architecture, beautiful place of worship. Regular daily masses, with schedule / language of service posted in the entrance. There is a clean, free public toilet on the left side of the church.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rndlgn
Reviewed October 12, 2018

There it was, tall Gothic lacy spires rising high into the air. It only took a glimpse for us to appreciate how significant and beautiful this church/cathedral truly was. Named "Buen Pastor" after the role Jesus played in laying down his life as a shepard...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Like many other reviewers have stated, the outside of this church is impressive. The inside is very austere, however, I find it less distracting and more conducive to contemplation and meditation. Worth a look.

Date of experience: September 2018
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