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Buen Pastor Cathedral

Plaza del Buen Pastor, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 46 45 16
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Plaza del Buen Pastor, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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+34 943 46 45 16
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"neo gothic style"
in 5 reviews
"pretty church"
in 3 reviews
"lovely church"
in 3 reviews
"simple interior"
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"worth a quick visit"
in 2 reviews
"latin cross"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful stained glass windows"
in 2 reviews
"impressive structure"
in 2 reviews
"lovely place to spend"
in 2 reviews
"take pictures"
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"old town"
in 5 reviews
"mass"
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"shepherd"
in 5 reviews
"austere"
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"statues"
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"architecture"
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"rainbow"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A number of other reviewers have reported a similar impression, very impressive ornate exterior which is diminished by a rather austere interior. It was open and mass was on during my visit but it was not a church that I would suggest as a must...More

Thank Phil J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find because Cathedral is so big and very beautiful. I did not have time to go inside. Lot of details at least outside of the building.

Thank 85Antti
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see if you are around town. Even if you not religious you will enjoy the design and detail which makes it look beautiful.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This vast Neo Gothic Cathedral was next door to our apartment. Viewed from a side it's very big with great looking exterior. The entrance is free, but we were little bit disappointed by a very modest and simple interior with very few ornaments and in...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018

Wee were there when the sun just made a rainbow coloured beam on one of the Statues inside and were stunned by this very nice view.

Thank matwen2016
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

Outside - Fantastic / inside not the miracle, but its free and you can check the really Freemason Cathedral. Inside is full with symbols.

Thank OxyWat
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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

I do like going round churches and this is beautiful in a mimalist way to myself. Some stunning windows, lovely alter and two magnificent shrines.

Thank IAN O
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

San Sebastian - Donastia was a wonder 3 day excursion for us as part of a 10 day Spain trip from Barcelona to La Rioja to San Sebastian. From the tapas at each stop to the monastery's and cathedrals an excellent trip. Buen Pastor was...More

Thank wrg21
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

The cathedral is located in a nice part of the city and is huge in proportion. Inside it is pleasing, quite a sombre but fairly relaxed ambience. It has some nice stained glass windows and an impressive altarpiece

Thank SeemsTVL
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

The interior of the church is quiet austere with very little in the way of architectural merit. The light was poor inside the cathedral which did not improve the ambiance.

Thank MalcolmM1947
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