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Located in Bolivar Square, this is the largest cathedral in Colombia and one of the largest in South America. It's a magnificent example of neoclassical architecture and is filled with colonial paintings and ornate decorations.
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Carrera 7 10 80, Bogota 111711, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

the cathedral is situated place Bolivar in the candela old ceter of Columbia. I has its charme as a spanish church

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La Catedral Primada - holds the remains of Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada the founder of Bogotá. The cathedral is the largest in Colombia. It’s kind of like two churches next to each other both with very different architecture and themes. Equally beautiful though.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Catedral Primeada was a nice church to enter off the main square to see the traditional Catholic architechture. If you've been in other cathedrals, I can't say that this one will be mind-blowing, but it's a free thing to check out and can help...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank vfwagner
Reviewed May 23, 2019

beautiful architecture in the center of the city, if you stay close to la candelaria pleae take a half hour to come by the Cthedral and Plaza Bolivar.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank creekman01
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Take your time and go inside and sit outside on the stairs overlooking the plaza mayor, the main square, its a cool place to people watch

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Andreas M
Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

A nice Cathedral, not overly decorated but interesting to explore and to see how this Neo classical church is or was constructed. It is one of the largest in Latin America. The frescoes are nice.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

This landmark church jn Bolivar church is the largest in Colombia and one of the largest in South America. An impressive building it is bordered by state buildings on either side with an opulent interior decor

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank highlandbeachflorida
Reviewed April 26, 2019

The Cathedral is located on Bogota´s main square. The facade is beautiful but the interior is nothing one can expect from a stunning colonial church. It is quite modern with modern chandeliers due to a fire that destroyed the oldest interior. It is a quite...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank flywithlola
Reviewed April 26, 2019

This kind of Baroque Spanish style Churches with two belfries on the main square can be found in almost every Latin America city. This one in Bogota is on the main, Bolivar sq, full of people, street vendors and tourists. What is unusual for this...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019

On one of the most magnificent and huge public squares anywhere, it is worth a visit inside, to gaze upon what the Popes also viewed

Date of experience: February 2019
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