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Address: Calle Sarandi at Ituzaingo, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
Phone Number: 02915 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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The walls are not in marble but are actually in Egyptian woodwork, it is located in Constitution square close to the famous fountain and other interesting buildings.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2016
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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The walls are not in marble but are actually in Egyptian woodwork, it is located in Constitution square close to the famous fountain and other interesting buildings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Large cathedral on the pedestrian walkway and worth a look inside. So many little inlets to sit/kneel and reflect. The marble carved tribute areas are stunning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I am not much of churches, but the Mattiz is the main one in town and deserves a visit. Very interesting and peaceful.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This Cathedral in the old part of Montevideo is worth the walk. The Cathedral itself is beautiful and rivals most European city cathedrals. It is well-kept but the highlights are the many pretty side altars. We attended a Saturday evening Mass and it was held at one of those side altars, which was perfect for the size of those assembled.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful church, well maintained and full of details. It seems to be closed, but you can open the door and come inside. From the outside seems to be an ok place, but inside is wonderful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Lovely cathedral from the early 1800s on the Plaza de Matriz. You don't need to spend too much time in side, but do bring your camera!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Don't plan to spend too much time in Montevideo. It is an old tired city which does not hold a candle to its compatriot city to the south, Punta del Este. We were on a city tour off of a Celebrity ship. The guide did his best to make this tour lively but the material was not there to accomplish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Not the fanciest cathedral I have visited, but still beautiful inside. It is a calm and peaceful place to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Beautiful Cathedral, worth visiting just to see the décor, architecture. Very calm and serene inside.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty standard Catedral for this part of the world. If you have a few minutes pop in if not you're not missing a great deal.

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