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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 found the architecture of his church to be simple and rather uninspiring. Chances are you will stumble across this church as you wonder around and will check it out, but nothing special here.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ERDFirefighter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful church. Spacious with a magnificent interior. Not positive, but I think the altar and large candlesticks there are silver!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 724George
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It s one of the must see places. Crowded square, symbol of freedom. You might like to feed pigeons :)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gulendam_t
Reviewed February 5, 2019

Located on the Bolivar Plaza , the Cathedral is one of the biggest churches of the Americas . It is not flamboyant in style like other churches in Bogota but it is at the same time rich and sober . The interior is definitely worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank belleretraite
Reviewed January 16, 2019

This Catedral is the main one in Bogota and it is easily demonstrated by it's sheer size and resplendent interior. It is an incredible feat of engineering and evokes-awe and wonder as it towers high above the other buildings and looks out onto the central...More

Date of experience: January 2019
14  Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

The main Catedral of Bogota that you can't miss in Plaza Bolivar. Huge inside and well kept. A bit different to the other ones nearby.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 43Tah
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Beautifl and big church on Bolivar Plaza. It Domiates one side of the Plaza. Colonial era masterpiece done in an opulent style.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Frank I
Reviewed November 24, 2018

when I went to this place there was a students protest against government in front the church but it just added to the scene, it is a central square so the youngs chose this place to show what they wanted.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Located in Carrera 7, at the eastern corner at Plaza de Bolivar, you can't miss this old and large cathedral. The biggest in the country and one of the biggest in South America. It's a great feeling to just be there, you should not miss...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TerjeHoegberg
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Seriously, you just have to go. Words cannot express the feeling to be there, walk around or even attend service. !00% recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
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