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I was slightly amused when a visiting Mexican priest told me I would not go to heaven because I was not Catholic.

Beautiful interior, I once observed a service there from the back and the music, although piped... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
Keith P
Local Spanish heritage

This is typical church from the Colonial times, is a must see place in the city. Good conserved... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2017
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11 Apr 2018
“I was slightly amused when a visiting Mexican priest told me I would not go to heaven because I was not Catholic.”
6 Apr 2018
“Cathedral made out of cement/concrete”
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Marta Abreu No. 113, esq, Santa Clara 50100, Cuba
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Beautiful interior, I once observed a service there from the back and the music, although piped, was fantastic because of the excellent accoustics of the building.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Keith P
Reviewed April 6, 2018

For the new world a church like this is always special. You can visit the place in quitness and peace. Enough stuf to buy at the "bookstall"

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Eric V
Reviewed November 7, 2017

A lovely cathedral , an excellent example of Cuban church architecture. the outside could do with some repairs, it is worth conserving.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 18, 2017

Big Neo-Gothic cathedral which can't rival all the magnificent Colonial Baroque churches to be found in most Cuban cities...

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Bernard B
Reviewed February 17, 2017

This cathedral is the most important in Santa Clara and is very nice to look at. It's not surrounded by a square, like tradition dictates, but actually just on a normal looking road. Nice for a quick stop, but nothing to go out of your...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed January 25, 2017

This is typical church from the Colonial times, is a must see place in the city. Good conserved architecture, they have the Misa on Sundays and you go inside free of charge.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank salebuyyenia
Reviewed January 23, 2017

It is the most important religious building in the city. The cathedral was built in 1940 after the pull down of the original one in Parque Vidal in 1923. Neo Gothic in style, it guards a wonderful collection of lead stained glass windows, the original...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed December 22, 2016

Very pretty cathedral but not overly special, we wouldn't go out of our way to visit it again in a hurry.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Sophie_Albanite
Reviewed December 1, 2016

Not a religious person but I could only be impressed by the architecture, statues and pictures in the cathedral. Excellent guide told the story of it's development.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Doug C
Reviewed September 19, 2016

It contains a fantastic collection of stained-glass windows and a mythical white statue of Mother Mary known (unofficially) as La Virgen de la Charca (Virgin of the Pond)...Beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank KarolaRS
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