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Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica
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Medellín History and City Experience Walking Tour
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Medellín City Tour with Optional Lunch and Metrocable Gondola Ride
Ranked #22 of 189 things to do in Medellin
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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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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Very easy is to reach this place, but is should take precautions, i.e. not go alone and not go at night. The Church has hours to enter and they should be consulted before.

Thank Oscar D
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Well, I´ll say it´s nice, but for me seeing another church wasn´t that interesting in Medellin. If you live in Europe or have been in Mexico or Peru, this church won´t be interesting. And the surroundings are somehow scary: beggars, little stores, garbage. The authorities should do a better job cleaning up the park.

Thank osobuco1974
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

The music was phenomenal.
We were just strolling through - the doors were open - and there was a mass going on.
The cantor's voice was wonderful. Before we left, the organ started up... also impressive. The architecture is also beautiful and somewhat simple.

Thank Davismith
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

A must see place. Not sure how safe the area can be, but I still saw plenty of tourists walking around. Go into the cathedral! It gorgeous!!!

Thank Adrian C
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