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Beautiful Colonial Building

That's the main catholic church of the city and, for sure, a good spot to visit, especially if you... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Joao Pessoa, PB
Catedral de Tacna

This is a beautiful Cathedral and it was walking distance from my hotel. The boulevard on the way... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Pedro D
Edmonton, Canada
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Aug 28, 2018
“Beautiful Colonial Building”
Mar 5, 2018
“Catedral de Tacna”
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This cathedral is rather spare considering the beautiful colonial churches in Peru. It is big and very impressive from outside and welcoming inside. It needs to be appreciated from its historical role during the Pacific War.

Thank Elizabeth Z
Reviewed August 28, 2018

That's the main catholic church of the city and, for sure, a good spot to visit, especially if you like going to buildings with nice architecture and investigate the history behind them.

Thank TomSantos
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This is a beautiful Cathedral and it was walking distance from my hotel. The boulevard on the way there is very nice and safe and they have shaded gazebos to rest along the way. I was in Tacna for business so I thought to step...More

Thank Pedro D
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and different from the clasic south American cathedral because of the material used for the architecture. Very clean and well taken care of.

Thank Bénédicte G
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Interesting building, has a lot of spanish influence, nice architecture and very centrally located to continue touring the city of Tacna.

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Small and simple cathedral compared to the other amazing constructions in other cities in Perú. Located in a very small Plaza de armas. One of the very things to visit in Tacna.

Thank Golokseeker
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Imposing cathedral for a smallish city, and an interesting anecdote is that it was designed by Gustave Eiffel of Paris in 1875 - yes, the same as Eiffel Tower. The Paseo Cívico in front of the cathedral is very nice, beautiful flowers & landscaping, palm...More

Thank EricAllred
Reviewed January 27, 2016

highly recommended for researchers of the occult because it contains a number of windows of Masonic content. Besides its typical architecture highlights .

Thank ferenachefchaouen
Reviewed October 18, 2015

The building anchors the main square with loud banners on the outside (when we were there) distracting from the beauty of the building. For Peru, it is a very nice religious structure that compares favorably to other small Peruvian towns.

Thank SanDiegoGuy1
Reviewed February 21, 2015

The landmark cathedral, but there is very little to see there. Perhaps it suffered during the Chilean occupation and has never regained its stature.

Thank Daniel R
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