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Catedral de Santa Cruz

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Address: Ayacucho and 24 de Septiembre, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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Gorgeous basilica

Located on a central square in the downtown area, the interior of the basilica is stunning in silver. It's also located in a good shopping area with nearby restaurants.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Located on a central square in the downtown area, the interior of the basilica is stunning in silver. It's also located in a good shopping area with nearby restaurants.

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a good monument located in the center of the city of Santacruz. In the backyard has an craftwork market that you can buy artisan typical of bolivia

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a spot not to miss if you go to Santa Cruz. It has historic value and you shouldn't miss climbing up the stairs to enjoy the view!

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Peppange, Luxembourg
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cathedral is jusy off the most popular plaza in Santa Cruz ! The two together , the vibrant plaza with the church just beside , offer a beautiful team ! And you will find a lot of shops and restaurants in the vicinity ! But inside the cathedral there is nothing special : just a church ! So :... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

This cathedral sets the plaza and is beautiful at night to look at. The inside is basic but has a very unique silver alter. Worth a visit. Go to the bar across the street for nice view

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

It's the main attraction in the plaza. Open to visitors and it doesn't scream tourist trap. Well maintained. It's the pride of Santa Cruz. At night it's beautifully illuminated. They offer the opportunity to claims the bell tower if you're interested. Not very ornate inside compared to cathedrals in other countries.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

It's definitely a must-see. You can get some really good pictures of the cathedral from the park, and you can also go into the cathedral and take photos from the upper level. Very nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Well, I entered to the Cathedral and started looking around. Before I know, I'm taking a part of somekind of Christmas play as a pastor. The show lasted 45minutes. And I don't speak any Spanish. Still happy times! And the place is beautiful!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

One of the first major buildings from after Bolivian independence. A French architect, Felipe Bestres designed it and not a Spanish one. Look up at the wood work in the ceiling of the basilica. Wonderful. This church is very much alive. People worship God and numerous saints among them San Lorenzo to whom the basilica is dedicated. Good to get... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

The museum inside the cathedral is nice. If you are into christian religious tourism, this is a must-see place. I will only suggest at least a couple of guides, so they can immerse the customers into those many objects and stories.

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