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The Cathedral here stands high above anything nearby and is clearly the main landmark. It boasts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WilliamThomas
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Only saw it from outside, near the plaza. It was a lovely building to see and photograph, with... read more

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Louise M
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cathedral here stands high above anything nearby and is clearly the main landmark. It boasts beautiful architecture and intricate carvings and makes for a really great picture.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only saw it from outside, near the plaza. It was a lovely building to see and photograph, with such history in this area. Makes you appreciate the long history in this part of the world

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was truly interesting piece of old architecture. It's a great place to take some awesome pictures. It's also a great place to people watch - as everyone else is taking pictures too.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice way to walk around a city and see church bells and stain glass windows. I even liked the courtyards and nativity scenes

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Visited for the one Saturday that they reopened in September after renovation. It was awe inspiring. The historical context was kept.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

This whole area is absolutely stunning, and this church adds to the charm of the area. Unfortunately, it is currently board3d up for repairs, so unable to get in.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

One of the landmarks in Casco Viejo, a big church with gilded ornamentation, an important site and worth a quick visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed October 25, 2018

This cathedral was impressive. From the gold altar to the sculptures, the room with mass being chanted--and the room full of nativity sets--nothing but a beautiful church

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

the cathedral is undergoing construction and thus no entry right now. but the facade is beautiful for sure

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

This Catholic Cathedral was started in the 1600's and opened in 1796. It is having a face lift now as the Pope is coming to visit in 2019. Didn't get to go inside but the architecture is great from the outside.

Date of experience: September 2018
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alwweb
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Response from jenndogg21 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, there was some construction going on around there but it didn't affect the cathedral. We went on August so it may be an issue now. Enjoy your trip.
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