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Cathedral of San Isidoro (La Catedral de San Isidro)

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Address: Calle Manduley, Holguin 80100, Cuba

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City Cathedral

In the heart of the city of Holguin this modest by charming church is well worth a visit. The interior although simple is very interesting and worth a closer look.

Reviewed 1 March 2017
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a Roman- catholic church and the center of the old town of Holguin, it is always a very special place for me, it is also a great reference point in the city of holguin

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

In the heart of the city of Holguin this modest by charming church is well worth a visit. The interior although simple is very interesting and worth a closer look.

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Beautifully restored and well maintained church in the heart of Holguin. For all photographers out there it's a beautiful place to take photos with ample natural light.

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Durham, Canada
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Cathedral on the Holguin town square of San Isidoro is rather spectacular well maintained in a town where other buildings leave a little to be desired in terms of maintenance and paint. Lovely.

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Small but well restored. The statue of John Paul II outside celebrates his 1996 visit and the official thawing of relations between the Cuban authorities and the Roman Catholic church. Worth a visit.

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

One of the nicest places to see in Holguin and worth a visit in a busy square where it is a good place to see Cubian way of life.Lots of horse and carriages and bicycle taxis.

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Hockessin, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

What a beautiful church!! With carved wood figures, this is a true testament to the Spanish heritage of Cuba.

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Liverpool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Good looking cathedral from the outside. Can only speculate what inside looks like as when there on a Sunday afternoon it was closed! Statue of Pope Paul outside, to commemorate his visit in 1998.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 December 2015

went here in November and was amazed by it, was so beautiful I dident want to leave, well worth the journey to see it .

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Debert, Canada
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great view if you ever get the chance to go into the city and go to the top. Hard to believe there are that many buildings. So great to hear about the history behind it as well.

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