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Bolivar Park, Medellin, Colombia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Medellin's downtown is one of the top 3 worst I saw worldwide in 300+ cities. There's almost nothing to see there, it's dirty and many sketchy people are around any time. This Cathedral along with the Botero's Plaza and Aniquoia museum are the only ones...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

The Cathedral is very difficult to visit . . . only open at Mass times. But considering the area, that's probably for the best. It's a magnificent construction out of brick . . . but it's dark inside. Don't miss!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

i walked through here and was amazed by the size of this church and the fact it was constructed out of brick. it’s got lovely pews and is clearly well maintained in the center of the city. if you happen to be downtown and want...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

A very big building, beautiful organ playing and singing during mass. The plaza before the cathedral is very agreeable too. Nice place to linger, look at all kind of peope and eat some fresh fruits.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

A great place to spend some quiet moments, in an otherwise busy, noisy environment. It's really worthwhile visiting.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Catedral Metropolitana de Medellín is a very large and impressive cathedral built in a Neo-Romanesque style. It was constructed between 1890 and 1931. It is a dark and mysterious space that gives the traveler a welcome retreat from the bustling city life around it. Its...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

The colonial revival style exterior of the Cathedral is an impressive brick structure. Inside the brickwork is exposed and is unadorned giving a very austere appearance. No decoration or ornamentation. I was fortunate to visit during morning mass and had the opportunity to hear the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

The building is amazing both outside and inside it is totally worth it, the park in front is ok. BE CAREFUL WHEN GETTING THERE, the streets surrounding the church are awful to say the least, we got there walking and regretted it. The entire area...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

It was pouring rain when we went into Bolivar square and approached this large brick cathedral. It was lunch lime and unfortunately it was closed. Pity’s really!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

A nice looking cathedral though I've seen many more impressive ones in Mexico and other countries. The interior wasn't as awe inspiring as many others. The area around it is a place where some care should be taken, especially after dark. I personally didn't have...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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