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Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)

Plaza de Armas, Santiago, Chile
+56 2 2696 2777
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  • Average9%
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“stained glass” (20 reviews)
“side chapels” (17 reviews)
“worth a visit” (38 reviews)
Plaza de Armas, Santiago, Chile
Centro Histórico
+56 2 2696 2777
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When you walk into this church from the bustling activities outside it is like moving into a parallel universe. It is dark, quiet and tranquil inside with great works of art from floor to ceiling. A lovely place for introspection and prayer...

Thank Khamkeo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of artists & chess players. Close to museum & cultural sites. Close to great shopping & parks. Area has great local fast food shops.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy plaza with busy city life bustling around it. Old buildings sit alongside new skyscrapers and office blocks in this large scale colonial plaza.

Thank CPL199
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cathedral was first constructed in 1775, but this is the 5th Cathedral built on this spot, the others were destroyed by earthquakes. On the right side of the Cathedral, just as you walk in the front door, you'll find a sacred monument containing the...More

Thank OceanPotion1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cathedral is on the recommend places to visit lists, but in fact it is not all that special, however it was worth having a look around, it was a stop on our city tour

Thank J E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to an ongoing service we were not able to explore the cathedral as deeply as we would have liked but I was immediately impressed by the beauty of the place, its serenity and age. One for further exploration.

Thank Diptych
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge and imposant building breathing a tranquil atmosphere. One of the must see attractions in Santiago.

Thank Marjolein C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cathedral is the seat of the Catholic Church in Chile, and is a gorgeous piece of architecture. It's had a somewhat tumultuous history of problems with earthquakes, but has been restored to it's former beauty. The interior is breathtaking, filled with memorable and marvelous...More

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful church in downtown Santiago de Chile, and it’s a nice way to get out of the crowds of the city.

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 15 October 2017

this is in the centre of Santiago and one of the main attractions. Definitely worth a look inside, very impressive.

Thank Mandy C
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Response from JonesesofCanberra | Reviewed this property |
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