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Address: 8 Calle | 7 Av., Guatemala City, Guatemala
Phone Number:
+502 2504 6868

Built between 1782 and 1868 on the edge of Plaza Mayor, this Baroque-styled...

Built between 1782 and 1868 on the edge of Plaza Mayor, this Baroque-styled church contains ornate altars, statues and colonial artwork.

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This is a beautiful church situated right next to the Central Park. The facade is absolutely incredible.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Batemans Bay, Australia
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Batemans Bay, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful church situated right next to the Central Park. The facade is absolutely incredible.

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Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a one day tour by my self, rent a car and take a lookf of the lovely places that Guatamela had, the Catedral, The zoo, the Palacio Nacional, Restaurants all is wonderfull, love Antigua is a lovely place

Thank Federico G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building and rich history. Too many tourists during my visit so did not enjoy it as much as I would have liked

Thank Erik M
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

A lot of art pieces with religious meaning, inside you can find a store specialized in catholic religion with souvenirs, bibles, posters, scale images of saints, crucifixes, etc. at very reasonable prices, be quiet and remember it is a religious temple, do not scream, run, or disturb people practicing catholic rituals, closed from 13:00 to 14:15.

Fredericton, Canada
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

It was most enjoyable to take a few minutes out to reflect and have some quiet time. One can easily spend half an hour just relaxing.

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Four years ago when I last was in Guatemala City I enjoyed walking to the square and I truly enjoyed viewing the cathedral. There wasn't a docent available however it truly wasn't necessary. I enjoyed a few minutes in prayer (and snuck some photos). There was a vendor outside the church with postcards to sell. I bought a few because... More 

Thank James D
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you like to visit emblematic places, the Metropolitan Cathedral is a place to go. Colonial period sacred paintings and sculptures are found here. This sober style building is a fine example of the architecture in the historic center of Guatemala City.

Thank armandoleon
San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

No entrance fee, beautiful church with lots of details. Lots of charts with information about the building and statues.

Thank Melib2906
Port Orchard, Washington
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

This lovely Cathedral is of course on the main plaza. There is an area out front where you can donate a coat, or take a coat if you need one. The handicrafts market is just behind the cathedral. In front of the cathedral and towards the southwest is a walking street, with live entertainment.

Thank janets99
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

This beautiful cathedral was not far from the market that was in the center of the city. While we were there, I noticed curtains, flags, rugs that were all purple and looked brand new. I asked our travel guide about it and he said every season, the churches change the color of their accessories, take the previous ones down and... More 

Thank Barbara Z

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