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Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)

Plaza de Armas, Santiago, Chile
+56 2 2696 2777
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“stained glass” (20 reviews)
“side chapels” (17 reviews)
“nice church” (9 reviews)
Plaza de Armas, Santiago, Chile
Centro Histórico
+56 2 2696 2777
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Reviewed yesterday

In all it's glory. A sacred spot that glitters in the dark hush. It's old, it's ostentatious, it's quiet and lovely and full of marbled carving and sculptures, paintings and altars to the saints... Worth a visit just to feel the quiet hush.

Thank jannelupita
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really smelly church. Around this full of homeless or thieves. Really dangerous place. You cannot read/use your phone on the streets. Everyone try to steal you money or ask for tips

Thank Rodrigo B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the Plaza de Armas, this cathedral is amazing. Beautiful artwork throughout. Definitely worth a walk-through.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like most of the major city cathedrals in South America, this free to visit landmark is a must see. The imposing external architecture leads to a really breathtaking interior with beautiful stained glass. There is a very interesting side altar, but this is the only...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Catholic Mass, 12:30 on saturdays. Beautiful architecture, very active community and receptive. Luxuoso altar do santíssimo. Luxurious altar of the most holy.

Thank marceloaO391AJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked out the Cathedral when visiting Plaza de Armas. It was noon and they had a afternoon service going on. The cathedral is very impressive. The singing was awesome. Lots of people going in and out. Remember to show respect. Pictures are allowed.

Thank jpud999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To enjoy the beauty of the Metropolitan Cathedral, you have to go inside the cathedral. The cathedral is located at the Plaza de Armas in Santiago's downtown. A must see while visiting Santiago de Chile.

Thank Oscar M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architecture & truly stunning stained glass windows were definitely worth a visit. A mass was in progress but they allowed us to quietly look around at the back. we took one of the maps provided to read up more on the cathedral and its...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral is truly fascinating, every visit I found a new detail on it. From outside to the inside, you'll be amazed. It's open to the community, so you can participate in a mass if you like to or just look around . At...More

1  Thank Beatriz A
Reviewed June 9, 2017

Our group paid a quick visit to this cathedral. The architecture and stained glass windows are beautiful and worth a drop in if you are in this area of Santiago.

Thank LeslieinTN
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June 16, 2017|
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Response from EDWARD E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just know it was open when we were there. Look up the church on the internet and the times should be listed