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Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica

Bolivar Park, Medellin, Colombia
+57 4 5133453
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Bolivar Park, Medellin, Colombia
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The building is amazing both outside and inside it is totally worth it, the park in front is ok. BE CAREFUL WHEN GETTING THERE, the streets surrounding the church are awful to say the least, we got there walking and regretted it. The entire area...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

It was pouring rain when we went into Bolivar square and approached this large brick cathedral. It was lunch lime and unfortunately it was closed. Pity’s really!

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 28 September 2017

A nice looking cathedral though I've seen many more impressive ones in Mexico and other countries. The interior wasn't as awe inspiring as many others. The area around it is a place where some care should be taken, especially after dark. I personally didn't have...More

Thank Mik O
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This church is amazing. Is the biggest in the world built with mud brick. If you visit Medellin, you must come and see this Cathedral built at the beginning of the 20th century.

Thank Sergio R
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I attended a Sunday mass, and the church is beautiful. The other days of the week that I was in the area at the church was closed to visitors.

Thank Nevyntoo
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is one of my favorite basilicas. A rather simple exterior, but the massive interior nave is quite spectacular. We went on a weekday and got to go up to the top. If you don't like elevators, this isn't for you; we squeezed 3 people...More

Thank hubbardbk
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We could only see the outside, itbwas closed and they don't post the hours of operation, thw place seems nive

Thank roberto b
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception is a Catholic cathedral in the heart of Medellin near the Bolivar Park. It is home of the Archbishop of Medellin. It is built by a French architect in a Latin cross design. Very impressive architecture. Adjacent to...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The cathedral is beautiful but the surroundings didn t feel safe so take care and don t go by yourselves. Fantastic paintings in the cathedral

Thank gullabella
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Beautiful cathedral! The artwork and architecture are amazing. The entire area is full of street vendors and shops. Great place to grab a bite and take in the sights. Put on your walking shoes and spend the day in and around Bolivar Park.

Thank Brandi Lynn R
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