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Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion

Plaza Independencia, Asuncion, Paraguay
+595 21 449 512
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Plaza Independencia, Asuncion, Paraguay
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"nice church"
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"flat ceiling"
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"metropolitan cathedral"
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"latin america"
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"surrounding area"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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.

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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

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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

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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.

Thank Darin S
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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.

Thank Patty C
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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

1  Thank Jarko2015
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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.

Thank djpend
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Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Located in the town centre this cathedral has a beautiful architectural design at the front of the building and inside. The sides of it are less impressive

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Reviewed March 28, 2017

A mid 19th centurary structure but not particular noteworthy Can't always gain access but front doors a left open for you to sight the interior

Thank Darrel J
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Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

Went to Sunday Mass here. The exterior and interior of the cathedral are magnificent. After Mass I met the Archbishop and got a photo with him. I enjoyed speaking with some of the parishioners after Mass too.

Thank Tim G
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