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Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception

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R da Dio, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

This church is nice with outstanding presence, but the outside is like all Maputo, getting extremely old but nobody cares.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 18, 2019

the cathedral was breath taking to see , we couldn't get inside but just standing in front of it was breath taking, its so beautiful

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Thobeka R
Reviewed June 6, 2019

Its worn appearance and simplicity will help you recover from all those cocktails you splurged on in the bars. I came here not expecting much, but definitely left feeling kinder towards mankind

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Phathi
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Like with all sights in Maputo, it is not very special, but if you have some time to spare, it is worth to have quick look.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Haelen
Reviewed February 26, 2019

very plain decoration. The mass was very friendly and homely service. The choir and the drums are a plus. Dancing people during service is a must experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carlossoriad
Reviewed January 8, 2019

The Cathedral will always hold a very special place in my heart, as I grew up in the area, however there has been a lack of attention to the upkeep. All the statues have disappeared. The place looks empty. Not much to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fernando P
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The cathedral is what it's called. Unique, spectacular, a true work of centuries-old architecture. The exterior view offers an unimaginable beauty, but the interior of the cathedral is where the imagination went beyond. I recommend that you visit the interior to get an idea of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

a unique building in the heart of a wonderful country mozambique is a magical country her beauty stole our mind

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

The church is one of the main things is needed to see in Maputo, very close to the city hall. i think the interior of the church is nice but not charming but the real charm we saw there was a wedding. you can not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank shiraziwine
Reviewed November 6, 2018

During my stay in Maputo, I booked a room at Pestana Rovuma Hotel just beside the cathedral. The catholic community is very active there and masses are frequent and colourful. The building is in a bad shape however: the roof from above shows worrying cracks...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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July 12, 2017|
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Response from pedrot857 | Reviewed this property |
Priests celebrate all Masses in Portuguese from Monday to Saturday at 18:00. On Sundays three Masses are held: 7:30 a.m. (Community Mass), 10:00 a.m. (Mass animated by children and adolescents) and 18:00 (Mass animated by... More
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Response from 12iguasu13 | Reviewed this property |
No Charge. Well worth a look.
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