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Cathedral of our Lady of Guadaloupe

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Address: Calle Concordia/Calle Union, Ponce, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-842-0134

This elegant 17th-century cathedral rises majestically in the midst of...

This elegant 17th-century cathedral rises majestically in the midst of Ponce.

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History and faith, intertwined.

New world cathedrals are impressive, and this one so much so. Even though this one is modern by Puerto Rican standards (Being built in the 19th century, while San German's Church... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

New world cathedrals are impressive, and this one so much so. Even though this one is modern by Puerto Rican standards (Being built in the 19th century, while San German's Church is from the 17th Century.) This catherdal is impressive in it's magnitude and historical significance. If you are in Ponce, don't skip it!

Thank Marcos P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the city's cathedral offers a few side chapels and a free look at the major religion. dominates the central square.

Thank Christopher F
Riverton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral with friendly pastor and congregants. Doors open during Mass- beautiful both inside and out.

Thank bonneydos
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It's beautiful. I have seen so many weddings and sweet 15 celebrations coming in and out of this church. It's in the center of the town.

1 Thank Ellie L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Came to Ponce with team effort and on the first night we walked around the square. As luck would have it, it was open and we saw a wedding take place. Very old and nice church, everyone was nice and lots of great photos taken.

Thank Randy H
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I don't know much about churches history, but it is a beautiful building you can see just walking through the city. It is also beautiful inside.

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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

You feel at peace inside. Beautiful Church. Well worth the trip. Easy on street parking. There's also a magnificent fountain next door.

Thank Mike B
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Missed seeing the interior by 10 minutes (it closes at 1pm) but I can suggest you go in the morning and if you can't, do walk around the outside of the Cathedral.

Thank Saranger
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is a must destination if you find yourself in Ponce! Described by many visitors and locals alike as one of the nicest Cathedrals in Puerto Rico. Make sure you step inside to fully enjoy!

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

The cathedral is walking distance from the hotels in town. The architecture is beautiful! You can take a look inside and admire the art and the building itself.

1 Thank Gina M

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