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With a bell tower that reaches high into the sky, the Cathedral of Asmara is a sterling piece of Lombard-Romanesque architecture and a useful bearing point for lost travelers.
Asmara, Eritrea
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

Like many, we didn't get to visit the cathedral because it was closed. But the building is an important city landmark and well used, we were told, by locals

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed January 15, 2019

It is a nice old building and a landmark place. Most of the time it was closed so we could not go inside. May be they are open only on few days whenever there is a mass.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2018

Amazing building and well worth visiting in the heart of Asmara. Gi inside and see this sanctuary.. It is surprising to see such a wonderful structure right in the heart of town., One will be surprised to see how clean the area is, how free...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ralph D
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

In the morning the Church is open and it is possible to enter and have a quiet moment. In the backyard is a Kindergarten and studies of Theology. The students there are very open for some conversation.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Arne S
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Definitely not a standout religious building. I feel a lot of Cathedrals makes it to the top of TA rankings just because of their status... This Cathedral is located on the main street and you are boun to walk by it, so definitely check it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

I didnt imaging such beautiful structure were there in Asmara. This was also maintained quite well. All I can say very nice

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

Mostly christians in Eritrea. This church gives the congregation a beautiful place to worship. Bulit by the Italian. Well maintained by the locals. A prominent building in the capital. Easy to locate.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

probably the most impressive of all buildings of size in Asmara, This old church is from the Italian era.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

Holy Cow, this place takes up 1/2 a block of the city's prime real estate and makes a bunch of noise to boot. Also the busiest bus stop on the boulevard. Other than that, a place to see poor people looking for hope.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Cineasta
Reviewed February 18, 2017

This Cathedral is very old and was built by the Italians when Eritrea was a colony. The exterior and interior are both very beautiful. I used to go to church here often and the priests are very friendly and kind people. My parents ate dinner...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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