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Catedral de Iquitos, Iquitos

The catholic Cathedral of Iquitos’s construction began in 1911 after the demolition of the old... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Bob H
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Mississauga, Canada
A catholic tradition

This Cathedral is a very classic structure. Interesting visit, I'm still thinking how far went the... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2018
Eduardo R
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Lima, Peru
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3 Sep 2018
“Catedral de Iquitos, Iquitos”
1 Mar 2018
“A catholic tradition”
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

The catholic Cathedral of Iquitos’s construction began in 1911 after the demolition of the old temple and was inaugurated on March 16, 1919, with the tower being completed in 1924. The Cathedral contains a crypt that is behind the main hall of the Great Hall.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed August 20, 2018

In the middle of the city is an oasis of prayerfulness and a glimpse of the founding times of the city.

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Reviewed July 12, 2018

I liked the Military Parade they are used to have every Sunday monring. But also the main buildings that are around this main square, including the cathedral and the iron house.

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

This Cathedral is a very classic structure. Interesting visit, I'm still thinking how far went the catholic influence in the amazonia. Sunday morning is a must visit for locals, and totally full. if you enjoy the architectural view this could be a good place to...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2017

The clock at the top of church offers one of those funny quirks. Instead of a "IV", it has "IIII" for the number 4.

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Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We were in the plaza area anyways and decided to walk in to see. Beautiful ceiling paintings, and quiet place. One of the caretakers went out of his way to ensure we came in so didn't feel like we were intruding at all.

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Reviewed October 23, 2016

You can see the tower from the plaza, and at night the lights of the tower change colors and at sunset it glows with a warm tone Nice!

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Reviewed August 10, 2016

Nice to see, particularly at night when lights of the tower are on, as they change colors and with the sunset glow it takes a whole different dimension. Simple, humble, but nice to visit inside

Thank Mario M
Reviewed July 19, 2016

although traffic is maddening and continuola church is fairly quiet and has several times very crowded masses and all full of people

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Reviewed July 1, 2016

Attended a wedding here and found the atmosphere and building superb. The decor is simple and adds to the aura of the place.At night the building is illuminated and looks beautiful.Definately worth a visit.

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