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Cathedral

C. Central, between Avdas. 1 and Central, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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Gorgeous Cathedral

Beautiful Cathedral. Open doors so open air comes in. The ceilings are beautifully painted! The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JQCRica
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Cathedral Square

We visited on a Saturday afternoon. Many local people were strolling the walkways eating from the... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2017
Glenn W
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Cancun, Mexico
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This chuch's ornate red dome is the centerpiece of its town square.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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C. Central, between Avdas. 1 and Central, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Cathedral. Open doors so open air comes in. The ceilings are beautifully painted! The Cathedral is located inside a park. Mangoes fall from the trees here and people call it "El parque de los mangos". There's a mcdonalds that over looks the park and...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2017

We visited on a Saturday afternoon. Many local people were strolling the walkways eating from the vendors. There was music and people were dancing and it was like visiting a small town many years ago when people were more social. definitely would visit this area...More

Thank Glenn W
Reviewed February 18, 2017

This church is very pretty, both inside and out. There are lovely gardens beside it to welcome you if you arrive on foot. Of course, it overlooks the central park, as is the tradition in Latin-American countries. The interior is worth stepping in for a...More

1  Thank PTP46
Reviewed February 6, 2017

I expected something beautiful lied inside just by the lovely exterior of this church, but was floored once we actually walked inside. The murals on the inside left us speechless. I was so stunned that I forgot to take pictures before we left. You will...More

1  Thank E_Munoz82
Reviewed January 23, 2017

located right on the plaza. active services and lots of people. just a nice place to visit. sit a wile in the surrounding park and enjoy.

Thank TexasTerry_12
Reviewed January 21, 2017

Well. It is a church. Architecturally speaking, it is not the most beautiful, but it is an iconic place an for sure a required visit if you are in town.

Thank María José M
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Nice exterior especially when lit up at night. Interior isn't too impressive. I really enjoyed sitting in the city square outside the Cathedral especially in the evening taking in the sights and sounds of the city. Interesting people watching.

Thank Domer90mom
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Alejuela our last night in Costa Rica. Enjoyed walking around the downtown area around the cathedral. After two weeks of enjoying nature in Costa Rica it was nice to experience a little bit of city life. We went late in the afternoon...More

Thank Emily N
Reviewed September 10, 2016

In my mind this is what a sanctuary should look like. It is not ostentatious or gaudy like many churches. This one look to me like a place of worship and not a place to worship.

Thank TheBlum
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful church in the heart of the city square. It's open for services and you can go in and pray on your own.

Thank Nattie03
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