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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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+57 4 5133453
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"million bricks"
in 3 reviews
"romanesque architecture"
in 2 reviews
"sunday mass"
in 2 reviews
"entire area is"
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"street vendors"
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"bolivar"
in 4 reviews
"organ"
in 3 reviews
"park"
in 15 reviews
"metropolitana"
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"prostitutes"
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"structure"
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"fountain"
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"beauty"
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"constructed"
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Reviewed January 27, 2016

I was amazed at the size of the interior columns and overall size of this cathedral. This is a massive church with I guess all of the stations with stained grass windows above each station. Old confessionals, a side chapel with a priest giving blessings...More

Thank BigDogPanama
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Reviewed January 26, 2016

i could not believe the beautiful stone work around the altar area... and the number of people in the cathedral on a weekday afternoon.... people helping each other in and out of the church peace!

Thank maryellen19
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Reviewed January 23, 2016

An imitation of a roman colonial cathedral if that exists. On a park and surrounded by ugly buildings, no nbeed to go there

Thank Francois L
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Reviewed January 3, 2016

This structure offers an interesting example of Romanesque architecture. Like many structures of this kind, it includes stations of the cross in mosaic tiles. Additionally, it included other displays, such as a nativity scene.

Thank Indiana V
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Reviewed November 26, 2015

The basilica is made of unique bricks, hence its "largest" claim. It was not open when we were there. The plaza in front is a bit sketchy with lots of people struggling with life. Some are overly friendly and others resented our presence. Supposedly there...More

1  Thank Charles S
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Reviewed November 12, 2015

This place is worth to visit, the interior and the piano, that is amazing, be careful of the surroundings specially if you are with a backpack or a camera, just be alert and try to not go through weird places you may notice are not...More

Thank Hospedaje Ranch... R
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Reviewed October 30, 2015

The church was closed on our visit but was still impressive from the outside. The park was very seedy - there were kids throwing a ball at a junkie, creepy men drinking and staring, a few people arguing.

1  Thank nomadicniko
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Reviewed October 27, 2015

Beautiful Cathedral made out of bricks. Built in 1948 and very well maintain. It's in Plaza Bolivar which is always very busy with people selling sweets etc.

Thank Laura Mónica B
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

The building looks nice, but the Cathedral was closed on sunday. Plus, the area was roaming with dangerous looking people. Had to leave as fast as possible.

2  Thank Gustavo V
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Reviewed September 9, 2015

A beautiful pray filled place that welcome all ... rich and poor, street people and travelers, all safe and welcome and home.

Thank jdchopin1969
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