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Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)

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“side chapels”(25 reviews)
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Plaza de Armas, Santiago 8320147, Chile
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All reviews stained glass side chapels nice church worth a visit beautiful architecture the main square impressive building old church walk around south america chilli mass saints priest confession statues catholic
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The cathedral was a living museum to the people who designed and built it. All the art was in pristine condition. Stop and sit if you happen to be lucky enough to have a choir practicing when you visit. Sound reflected from everywhere. Not suitable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PippasMom641
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is no charge to enter this cathedral. Beware of pick pockets around the square (northwest corner of the Plaza de Armas) The interior ceiling is ornate, frescos. Not over done.The floor contrasting tile work. They have concerts in the cathedral. On the left of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank goldsb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in the square drop in to see th oi s Cathedral. It was built in the late 18th century so it has some interesting elements. One of the side chapels has a beautiful silver alter which is worth seeing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here on a Sunday - during a service. I won’t take photographs during a mass as I feel it disrespectful. They seem up with the times, the sermon was delivered from the aisle, not the pulpit and an emotion solo of a Spanish...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Go621796
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is well that it has become a national monument. The interior is as impressive as many European churches.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Campingmat
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very beautiful church, with many paints on wall. In front of Plaza de Armas, it's a place with that people catholic or not will appreciate the art and history on this spot.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fabio T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the cathedral a Wednesday afternoon, and there were a lot of people and activity going on, and therefore the atmosphere in side were a bit hectic. The cathedral is a very majestic building on the Plaza de Armas, which is cosy and nice....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JanniMT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Check out this church. Bit like Italian Churches but not the glass windows because of the earthquakes. Got lucky and went to mass in the chapel off the side. Even though I don’t speak Spanish I enjoyed the service.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Lammaclean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right at Plaza de Armas. Cannot miss it. Impressive vaulted ceilings with stained glass, statues along the walls, a gazillion confessionals, surprisingly limited seating. At least a couple of side chapels. Great place to sit and reflect.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tlagyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in Plaza de Armas one can't miss this beautiful architectural building and once inside its more impressive with its vaulted colourful ceilings, stained colourful windows , religious statues, paintings ,altar etc....its free to all! When you are in the plaza take a few minutes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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