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Colonial style church

You can't miss this church since it's in the main square of Potosi in the November 10th Plaza. It's... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Calgary, Canada
Nice view from the church tower

The church itself is not very fascinating and offers the same as so many other churces. However... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2017
Thomas H
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed November 19, 2014

Having discovered that several of Potosí's churches were closed to the public one particular day, we were more prepared to pay the 20 BOB fee to access the cathedral and see some colonial-era religious architecture. What we didn't bargain on was a fun and educational...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

You can't miss this church since it's in the main square of Potosi in the November 10th Plaza. It's colonial style architecture is very nice with intricate stone work. Inside it's like many other churches.

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

Must do! Climb the tower and look at the surrounding views.Very nice. Good photo spot from the Cerro.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Not much to do in Potosi so you should definitely check the church out. At night there is a little more life in the town so walking around is cool

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Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

The church itself is not very fascinating and offers the same as so many other churces. However, the climb to the top of the church tower makes it worth a visit as you have a great view of the main plaza as well as the...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed May 14, 2017

Very friendly curator. Apparently the cathedral is predominantly a museum now and is only used for worship on a Sunday which seems a shame. Other than visiting the mines, there is not much to do in Potosi but we enjoyed spending half an hour or...More

Thank superscaryshadowman
Reviewed April 13, 2017

This is a beautiful chuch. We felt priviledged to visit it on such an important day. There was beautiful music and hundreds of visitors.

Thank MRichardson2014
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

A lovely, stately old colonial Cathedral right in the heart of Potosi. It was almost deserted on our visit and we found it very tranquil and serene. Lovely ornate interior with some beautiful religious art. It is well worth a visit though there are no...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2017

You enter the cathedral by a locked back door but once inside it is a beautiful scene. All fully restored. Then go up windy tiny fairs to get incredible views over city and walk inside the bells.

Thank nicola r
Reviewed January 20, 2017

Beautiful and very old cathedral that goes back and transports you to the times of the conquest and Spanish colony, 500 years ago. It was recently refurbished and it is in excellent condition. Worth to visit.

Thank scriales
Reviewed December 19, 2016

The cathedral was one of the nicest on our trip through Peru and Bolivia. We espacially enjoyed theama zing view of the city on the bell tower.

Thank Sebastian C
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