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Typical city Cathedral right near the centre square of Montevideo. It is set in it's own park... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Teresa H
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Needs more tha a quick glance

It is lighter and brighter than some cathedrals as it is mostly light coloured stone used in the... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
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Notable for its domed bell towers, this 1804 cathedral is the burial place for some of the country’s most important figures.
Calle Sarandi at Ituzaingo, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
+598 2915 7018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typical city Cathedral right near the centre square of Montevideo. It is set in it's own park square. Inside is typical, and easy to walk around.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed October 20, 2018

It is lighter and brighter than some cathedrals as it is mostly light coloured stone used in the construction. At first sight it looks a bit plain, but on closer observation there are some intricate memorials, many to important people, and other details such as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Built during the Spanish colonial era , the cathedral keeps the tombs of several important figures in Uruguay’s history. The church is definitely worth a visit for anyone who enjoys architecture, the mosaic tile floor is beautiful, The exterior is not so beauty but the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Of all the churches I visited, this one is the worst of all, very dirty and many people asking for money outside. Nothing to point out here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JakeDeuceWalter
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Beautiful little place. Interesting history here. They have a lot of little things on display inside which I found to be quite a surprise. A popular stop on many different walking tours.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

This cathedral , though a Roman Catholic one, as an air of Anglican worship place with all the artefacts and history monuments recorded in it. A wa

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Erik S
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

A stop along my walking tour, this cathedral stands out to me for its exterior simplicity. Learning about the Uruguayan separation of church and state and the relatively low numbers of believers in the country, it was interesting to see this manifested in the relative...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Visited this Cathedral in April, was in the Central Plaza opposite the Cabildo and the square was quite busy but once inside the Cathedral it was so peaceful. The main altar and the side altar dedicated to the Virgin of Thirty-three were lovely.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank vagabondafelice
Reviewed April 25, 2018

This is the historical cathedral in Montevideo. The interior has lavish religious carvings in the apses.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Barheat
Reviewed April 9, 2018

you cannot visit Montevideo without going to la ciudad vieja. I visited the catedral because I wanted to show my kids where their great grandparents wed. Quite a place.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from B1714D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the mass is at 11.00 am Sunday. I remember because the ship arrived at 9.00 AM in Montevideo harbor.
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monday through friday: 1200 and 1700 Saturday: 1700 Sunday: 1100 and 1700 Hope that helps