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St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral

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Address: Centro historico de Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena, Colombia
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Lovely illumination at night

We couldn't see the inside because it is being renovated, but it is very impressive from the outside and since we stayed at an apartment on Plaza de Bolivar, we were bowled over... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
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Bretagne
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Unfortunately this beautiful church is closed for renovation. When will it open again for visitors is anybody's guess! but you can walk by and admire the beautiful facade. Dont miss the musicians on the square in front of the church.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We could not go in due to renovation, however this building was right down the street from our hotel. My tip is to locate your hotel related to St. Catherine tower, and you can always find you way back along the narrow winding streets. Would have loved to tour the Cathedral... but was not open during our visit. Beautiful colorful... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 667 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is one of a number of interesting chruches and buildings in the town.It was not open when we visited but the architecture from outside is worth a visit,

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Mimai
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

We couldn't see the inside because it is being renovated, but it is very impressive from the outside and since we stayed at an apartment on Plaza de Bolivar, we were bowled over at how lovely the tower looked illuminated at night

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Bayside, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Saw a beautiful Bride pulling up on a carriage, with her father , had this essence of old world how it must have bin back in the day. Building had charm and history if you like architecture nice to see and say hello to Dios .

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

How do you know you are in Cartagena? When you see the dome of this lovely historic cathedral! The colors are magnificent, it's just as pretty at night. You always know where you are in the city and can never be lost with this gorgeous cathedral as your guide.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The outside of this Church is lovely and is an easy way to find your way around the Walled City using it as a reference point. The inside is much like any other old Church.

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Roswell, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very pretty cathedral it really is amazing that this was built 400 years ago. Inside awesome the quality of workmanship is jaw dropping Well worth a visit ,you might even catch a service.

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Welland On.
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

The colour of the church is so striking. You will not miss it if you venture into the old city. I loved the colours of Cartagena.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I think they still may have mass there. Road bike in front of the buildings a few times. El Mercado Basurto was the best. Cant wait to drive to Santa Marta and pass by Baranquilla. Cartagena seems like a big waste of time when compared to other Colombian cities.

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