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Reviewed May 23, 2017

The history saids that "an english man whoused to bethe owner of that property, donated the terrain for the church and surrenders..." and that's how the city started, but, what an english man was doing in a remote place at that time? Well, that's why...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

I was impressed with this cathedral. It was founded more than 400 years and it keep in good conditions. Is very impressive his "altar mayor" with 3 episodes of the bible. Need restoration soon.

Thank José Odalis O
Reviewed April 11, 2017

This is a very large building built of all the same color bricks. Other than the size it is rather unremarkable. If you get lucky enough to see the inside, it too is monotone brick, with some art to look at. I would not put...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Fencing around complete front plaza. No more details are available now. I don't know if there is renovations planned or closed for lead-in to Semana Santa.

Thank Ckrenzel
Reviewed March 31, 2017

This Cathedral is very unique, it is a construction made with more than a million bricks, the best example of the rest of the city that has the typical color of the bricks. Inside the Cathedral seems very simple, but if look closer you will...More

Thank Ana Cristina V
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Like visiting churches, cathedrals? This is one you should not miss. And although you are in a warm city, the inside if this cathedral feels a bit cold.

Thank LinaL1689
Reviewed January 30, 2017

La Metropolitana, sits in the Parque de Bolivar, and its the biggest Cathedral made totally of bricks.

Thank Fabiolabidwell
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We took the metro to Prado Station and walked 500m southeast, arriving at 10:30AM. Fortunately there were services and all doors open. Built in 1875, both the weathered orange interior and the fresh red exterior are constructed of 1.12 million bricks. Even the rows of...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We walked here from the Bolivar park and it's not far. We could not enter because it was closed, so if you really want to enter you should check the opening times prior. The cathedral is beautiful and there's lots of people sitting around enjoying...More

Thank TravellingNessy
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We called the tourism number in the brochure to make sure the church will be open when we arrived. They said it would be open all day, but we arrived at 1:30 pm and it was closed. It is very pretty from the outside next...More

Thank Shannon M
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