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Cathollic wooden church

Very nice and original wooden building.Rich history.Free parking.Definitely worth to see while in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
matej f
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Kobe, Japan
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old wooden cathedral

the exterior is colorful, unlike the white color that most architectures have here in paramaribo. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
yz1991
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice and original wooden building.Rich history.Free parking.Definitely worth to see while in Paramaribo

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank matej f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the exterior is colorful, unlike the white color that most architectures have here in paramaribo. I encountered a sunday activity so it is quite fun

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2019

Beautiful cathedral! Definitely worth a visit. You can leave a donation in the glass jar at your way out.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Really great to visit this totally wooden catherdal. So stunning to see. There is also Peerke Donders his grave he was a very special person who looked after the lepro

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

This large church is a must see in Paramaribo. The all timber construction is formidable and beautifull. The many decoration are all in similar style. It is worth to make a small contribution for the continued maintenance of the unique church.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank spiegelaar
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Wow , what a beautiful church. One enters the church and you can just smell wood. Am agnostic, and out of repect Am not one for taking photos or spending too much time in a place of worship. It is a must see but like...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AngelaSmith S
Reviewed November 24, 2018

For the second time during our trip we met the claim that this is "the tallest wooden structure in South America". The first time was in Georgetown, at St. George's Cathedral. According to Wikipedia (which may or may not be accurate) the Suriname Cathedral is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Reslysten54
Reviewed October 20, 2018

This is one of the best Cathedrals I've been to. The exterior is of a pleasant design with windows opening to ensute its cool inside. The interior is superb. All the vaulting is of wood and provides a very attractiive interior, the like if which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nastame
Reviewed August 18, 2018

This Cathedral is a must-see. It is the largest wooden building in the Western Hemisphere built in 1885 and beautifully restored after many years of restoration. The external architecture is impressive, but the interior is absolutely unique. The wooden arches and decorations are breathtaking. And...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GlobetrottingViking
Reviewed August 2, 2018

This is a beautiful wooden catholic church in the center of Paramaribo, very unique with a lot of attention to details, the art is beautiful. You cannot enter the church in shorts or any type of revealing clothing. You have to be respectful of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Diego M | Reviewed this property |
No idea, I am sorry. 99% of things over there are just in Dutch, though.
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