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Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived just as a service was about to begin so we didn't get to closely examine the altar area. The acoustics were good and quite a few people were attending a Monday morning service. The nave was relatively simple.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

The historical center of Asuncion is nothing overwhelming, but definetely quite pleasant and a must for anybody interested in this unique country. The cathedral, the main religious building not just of the city, but of all Paraguay, is maybe the most important building of this...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral, well kept. Recently renovated on the outside. Definitely worth paying a visit inside

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Very nice cathedral - not overly ornate like some in the region do feels like a place of prayer rather than a tourist venue. Interesting that the stations of the cross are all in French - probably donated by France or French order.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Berdy2014
Reviewed April 23, 2018

but it's scarcely a thrilling experience. It's a quite simple, little-adorned cathedral in comparison to so many in Latin America and Europe. This might be due to the devastating wars that Paraguay has experienced. I suspect that this church was stripped of any lavish adornments...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Asunción is the main Catholic temple in town. It is located in the Downtown, and is part of the historic center of the capital. It was the first diocese of the Río de la Plata. It was built during the XIX...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

This church was quiet and locked tight when I tried to visit in the middle of the afternoon. Nothing to see.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

It was a ceremony that day, so we couldnt stay for so long. But a gentleman let us go in for a a fast visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

This really is the most interesting thing to see in Asuncion and currently at least, it's top sight. That's a very sad indictment on the city, but it's unfortunately true. Very close to the homeless encampment that dominates Plaza Armas and the surrounding area, the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

The day we were there we were able to go inside. Quite a nice church but the seats looked uncomfortable. The most striking feature is the flat ceiling. we have never seen anything similar elsewhere.

Date of experience: April 2017
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