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Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)

Plaza de Armas, Santiago, Chile
+56 2 2696 2777
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“stained glass” (20 reviews)
“side chapels” (17 reviews)
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Plaza de Armas, Santiago, Chile
Centro Histórico
+56 2 2696 2777
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Located in the Plaza de Armas, this cathedral is amazing. Beautiful artwork throughout. Definitely worth a walk-through.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Like most of the major city cathedrals in South America, this free to visit landmark is a must see. The imposing external architecture leads to a really breathtaking interior with beautiful stained glass. There is a very interesting side altar, but this is the only...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Catholic Mass, 12:30 on saturdays. Beautiful architecture, very active community and receptive. Luxuoso altar do santíssimo. Luxurious altar of the most holy.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked out the Cathedral when visiting Plaza de Armas. It was noon and they had a afternoon service going on. The cathedral is very impressive. The singing was awesome. Lots of people going in and out. Remember to show respect. Pictures are allowed.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To enjoy the beauty of the Metropolitan Cathedral, you have to go inside the cathedral. The cathedral is located at the Plaza de Armas in Santiago's downtown. A must see while visiting Santiago de Chile.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architecture & truly stunning stained glass windows were definitely worth a visit. A mass was in progress but they allowed us to quietly look around at the back. we took one of the maps provided to read up more on the cathedral and its...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral is truly fascinating, every visit I found a new detail on it. From outside to the inside, you'll be amazed. It's open to the community, so you can participate in a mass if you like to or just look around . At...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

Our group paid a quick visit to this cathedral. The architecture and stained glass windows are beautiful and worth a drop in if you are in this area of Santiago.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

In a very nice and touristic area, the Metropolitan Cathedral is a must see in Santiago. Very easy to access.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

From the outside, a visitor might not know that this grey building is a cathedral; the religious affiliation might be assumed based on the two statues located outside. However, the opulence of a cathedral is quite apparent once one enters the building. As with all...More

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16 June 2017
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Response from EDWARD E | Reviewed this property
Sorry, just know it was open when we were there. Look up the church on the internet and the times should be listed