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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 111711, Colombia
+57 1 3411954
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was surprised how minimalist this cathedral was. Very white, lots of clean lines and very open and spacious. Lovely to walk around and admire the architecture

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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Certainly worth the stop here. Beautiful building. A lot of tourists and locals alike in this area. Inside was impressive as well. I was able to capture some good pictures here.

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed July 16, 2018

No one would ever mistake me for being a highly religious person. However, I will admit that 'La Catedral Primada' carries the sense of peace that can come from the dedication it takes to produce and maintain such an edifice. I spent some time here...More

Thank Malik W
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

This cathedral is one like you imagine a cathedral. Unfortunately we couldn’t get inside but from the outside this building looks magnificent. Lots of (local) people posing in front of it.

Thank ReisDNA
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

In ‘ El Centro’ of Bogóta you will find this amazing church called ‘ Catedral’ it’s easy accessible by any means of transport. Be very careful walking around never leave your bag alone. You can just enter this church make a prayer and go out...More

Thank Lisenne L
Reviewed June 7, 2018

A build made of marble, with great statues, it's a nice place if you like constructions like this, near the cathedral you'll find food and other wonders of this historical place constructed nearly 200 years ago.

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed May 14, 2018

The Spanish marked every important city with a square or a plaza, accompanied by a huge church! Bogota is no less than that. This is a gorgeous structure, designed to magnify the influence of the Church beyond the philosophical stand point of it.

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

The main cathedral of Bogota has an impressive colonial façade. Inside there is little decoration or ornament but it is a large space

Thank peterh125
Reviewed February 27, 2018

We visited the Cathedral twice, fairly large peaceful, interior. small shop right in the centre of Bolivar Square- worth a visit.

Thank swift33
Reviewed February 14, 2018

This cathedral has much in common with other cathedrals in what was Spanish South America. It is a beautiful building and worth visiting.

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