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La Catedral Primada
Ranked #36 of 395 things to do in Bogota
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Located in Bolivar Square, this is the largest cathedral in Colombia and one of the largest in South America. It's a magnificent example of neoclassical architecture and is filled with colonial paintings and ornate decorations.
Reviewed October 7, 2017

in the process of restoration I think, not shiny and spotless but mush more realistic the some churches

Thank IMHUEY
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"beautiful cathedral"
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"main cathedral"
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"big cathedral"
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"bolivar square"
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"colonial architecture"
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"impressive building"
in 2 reviews
"pieces of art"
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"worth a visit"
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"take pictures"
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"walk around"
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"south america"
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"reverence"
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"dome"
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"worship"
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"backdrop"
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"beauty"
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"mass"
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

A must see when visiting the heart of Bogotá the cathedral is as calm and enjoyable as it is impressive. Though not alot of information is readily available about the different aspects, it is well worth the visit. A unique piece that we noticed was the "3D" portion of one of the paintings, with a foot extending out. Interesting, wish we could have known the background.

Thank GlobeGuides
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

Not a whole lot to do but it is a must see historical stop. This is my second trip here and I always came across large crowds and events here. Do take care of your belongings and try to note the nearest police just in case. I never had issues in Colombia but it is a hot spot like so many places.

Thank ken5
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

The Roman Catholic cathedral is located at the Bolívar Square, next to Sacred Chapel and Archiepiscopal Palace . It is seat of the Archbishop of Bogotá and is the biggest in Colombia. You can't miss a visit to it.

Thank KaterinaBouza
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

This is a beautiful Cathedral to the likes of St Patricks in New York or Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. This cathedral is filled with history and a place that Pope Francis visited in 2017. A place of reverence and worship.

Thank Louis J
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