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Address: Calle Sarandi at Ituzaingo, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
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+598 2915 7018
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Notable for its domed bell towers, this 1804 cathedral is the burial place...

Notable for its domed bell towers, this 1804 cathedral is the burial place for some of the country’s most important figures.

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This wonderful old church dates back a couple of hundred years. Inside tells a story through its monuments and tombs to bishops and priest through the years. we see polished... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This wonderful old church dates back a couple of hundred years. Inside tells a story through its monuments and tombs to bishops and priest through the years. we see polished marble floors and a unique carved alter. There are so many works of art making this a worthwhile stop.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting Montevideo you can´t miss the Catedral Metropolitana. It is one of the iconic buildings in the Ciudad Vieja (Old City). You can visit it from Monday to Friday from abt 11.00 until 19.00. One of my favorite places is the small chapel (my husband and I married there), where it is celebrated the 12.00 o´clock Mass.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While browsing trough the city, we hopped into the cathedral. Entrance is free, of course, so just hop in. The architecture is absolutely stunning, with its high arches and cool temperatures. Plenty of sculptures to gasp at.

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Minneapolis, MN
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

It was Sunday morning and a mass was in session. We were quiet and didn't take pictures out of respect.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

We stopped in for a few minutes. It is a beautiful cathedral and in great shape. Very typical historical cathedral.

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Georgetown, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

This is a very well maintained beauthifu Cathedral across from Plaza Constitutiona. Besides the large main area, there are several side statues. A good place to view, rest, and relax. Would be cool on a sunny day.

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Windsor, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

Amazing old church, built in the early 1800s. Art, architecture, and finish is exquisite. Saturday evening mass at 5pm. No problem taking photos inside the church.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Amazing church with a beautiful interior and exterior. During October's Sundays Mass is at 11 o'clock.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

It's quite nice to visit a relatively simple cathedral. The interior is very calm and spacious, with impressive marble and wood work. Take a look at the dome outside and admire the tile work.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Huge Catholic Cathederal, quite stunning even though it commands little respect nowadays in Uruguay. Not worth a special visit if you have access to Spanish Churches.

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