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Address: Calle Sarandi at Ituzaingo, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
Phone Number: +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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Lovely cathedral

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

I like that they did not charge you to enter this cathedral. It's not massive nor particularly ornate but it has some pretty alters and statues dotted around. Not somewhere I would make a special visit to see but worth visiting if passing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Very soothing feel to the place and perfect place to wander looking at impressive art and architecture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

If you saw it from the outside, you'll be unimpressed because it doesn't look like much on the outside, especially if you're viewing it from the park just in front of it. For this reason, others didn't want to bother with it, while I did. There are plenty of sculptures to see in this place, scattered about the cathedral and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a very beautiful cathedral - inside - the outside is rather plain. It has a lot of beautiful alters and statues, and the (fake) marble is also beautiful. Quickly seen though.

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