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La Catedral Primada

Carrera 7 # 10, 80, Bogota, Colombia
+57 1 3411954
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Located in Bolivar Square, this is the largest cathedral in Colombia and one of the largest in South America. It's a magnificent example of neoclassical architecture and is filled with colonial paintings and ornate decorations.
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Carrera 7 # 10, 80, Bogota, Colombia
+57 1 3411954
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a big cathedral right in the centre of Bogota. It is rather big and has some interesting details inside woth looking at. It is also nice to sit just outside and watch people.

Thank Fisksk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't really miss this cathedral on the west side of Plaza de Bolivar. The cathedral is quite squat and solid, and has a fine backdrop in Mount Monserrate. Do have a look inside, it is quite classically decorated, make sure you lift your eyes...More

Thank alunwyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Cathedral in Plaza Bolivar is Ok, nothing too exciting. Check out St. Claro Museum at the opposite end of the plaza, maybe 150m down a side road. Way more impressive!

Thank Conor G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bogota's main cathedral, located on the Plaza Bolivar, is well worth a quick stop. Despite its age and constant use it is clean and well preserved, compared to say Mexico City's cathedral.

Thank johntpt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the biggest cathedral in Bogota and Colombia. Colonial architecture at its best, it's massive and resembles many in Central/South America. It is located at Plaza de Bolivar and one cannot but admire its beauty.

Thank sumanuta
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This grand example of colonial architecture may seem simple inside but certainly enjoys magnificent exterior. It is located in the heart of Bogota on Bolivar square. It is seat of the Archbishop of Bogota. The interior seems elegant and solemn. Once outside it feels good...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

It is a catholic cathedral and is the seat of Bishop.It is to the east of Plaza Bolivar.This is the largest cathedral in Columbia.

Thank geetanjali770
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Although not as richly decorated as some of the other churches in Bogota, this is a very impressive cathedral and a must see for the city. Located on Plaza Bolivar, it's open to visitors most day times.

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This church is a really nice monument to visit because of its historical and architectural value. The inside of the church as well as the roof is covered with very nice pieces of art. It is right in the center of the historical center of...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Catedral Primada is only okay. Nothing fancy, or overflowing with gold or art. The day I was there the experience was marred by LOUD music being played just outside the cathedral door for some pro-life rally.

Thank David H
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