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Address: Kingstown, St. Vincent
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This historic Catholic church, known for its Romanesque architecture, was...

This historic Catholic church, known for its Romanesque architecture, was built in the early nineteenth century.

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Historical building

A bit of a hotchpotch building from the outside which doesn't prepare you for the simplicity and beauty of the inside. It has a tranquil courtyard with masses of greenery and a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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south wales
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit of a hotchpotch building from the outside which doesn't prepare you for the simplicity and beauty of the inside. It has a tranquil courtyard with masses of greenery and a few tortoise. Yes I don't know why either, but they looked quite old.(how do you tell the age of one???) still something a bit different in a Cathedral.

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Kingstown, St.Vincent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

As a child I took it for granted the sort of beauty and history I was walking into every week day and for Mass. My primary school was and still is a part of the Cathedral. Its only after I grew and became an adult,after I was trained in the history of different local places as a tour guide did... More 

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The building outside is an eclectic mix of styles. Inside the church was simple with a beautiful crib but couldn't spend much time inside as a service was about to start. However there were some beautiful tranquil little court yards in the complex.

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Villa, St.Vincent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Cathedral of the Assumption was built in phases with the initial building started around 1865 and further addition around 1920 with the appointment of Fr. Charles Verbeke to the Cathedral. He, being from Belgium and an architect added the Gothic turrets that form part of the unique Cathedral Presbytery and Church. In the early days, prior to Vatican 11... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Lovely old historical church with a thriving community and school. 3 different dates of build and development

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I guess we were unlucky, but though the outside is interesting we weren't allowed in. Maybe it is only open when the cruise ships are in?

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful church full of history From the moment you walk in you feel awe inspired. I felt like all the pains and suffering that had been heard and seen was being put before you and all your pains and suffering was being rest assured Seeing such and old building the seeing the priest and nuns going about there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is an old piece of history and is located in the city. It is very easy to locate and cannot be missed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I'm one for landmark buildings and this place impressed me. History fascinates me so this place was a must to visit. For the ones liking history and historical events and fascinated with architecture of yesteryear places as these should be on the bucket list.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Cathredral which is well worth a visit.It is situated a short walk ( about a mile ) from the cruise terminal,so easy to do .This historical building is a very good example of Gothic architecture,the exterior is impressive.The interior is beautiful with large columns and arches .The volunteers are friendly and well informed.

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