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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
Carrera 7 # 10, 80, Bogota, Colombia
+57 1 3411954
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the Latin American countries as well as European's have these types of churches. They are supposed to be magnificent. This was a far cried from magnificent. It was filthy and stinky. The people there looked fishy and the whole place stank of urine....More

Thank MonVilla
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very nice Cathedral, inside and outside. THe Square in front of it is a place where you can linger for hours, watching life....

1  Thank elkabelka
Reviewed 8 December 2017

This is located in the main plaza square, nice historical site to explore and learn the history behind it.

Thank alanroytbak
Reviewed 19 November 2017

As you leave the crowd of people relaxing in Plaza Bolivar, you feel serenity as you enter the massive cathedral doors. It is dimly lit which adds to the reverence of the atmosphere. I will recommend to others.

Reviewed 8 November 2017

It is a must to visit Plaza Bolivar during your visit to Bogota Colombia, around the Plaza you will find the Cathedral, Justice Palace, National Capitol, and just few blocks toward Monserrat you will find yourself in the beautiful colorful historic streets of the Candelaria...More

Thank adicted2travel3
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Timing was perfect. We checked out the cathedral as a storm hit..... With torrential rain and hail. The dome/cupola had good lighting. Not a lot of gold (unlike quito), more pretty marble. Facade on plaza Bolivar is so so, but there were no people along...More

Thank lakwatsera2014
Reviewed 7 October 2017

in the process of restoration I think, not shiny and spotless but mush more realistic the some churches

Reviewed 5 October 2017

A must see when visiting the heart of Bogotá the cathedral is as calm and enjoyable as it is impressive. Though not alot of information is readily available about the different aspects, it is well worth the visit. A unique piece that we noticed was...More

Thank InsoucianceAbroad1
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Not a whole lot to do but it is a must see historical stop. This is my second trip here and I always came across large crowds and events here. Do take care of your belongings and try to note the nearest police just in...More

Thank ken5
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The Roman Catholic cathedral is located at the Bolívar Square, next to Sacred Chapel and Archiepiscopal Palace . It is seat of the Archbishop of Bogotá and is the biggest in Colombia. You can't miss a visit to it.

Thank KaterinaBouza
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