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Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion

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Plaza Independencia, Asuncion, Paraguay
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 December 2014

It's the largest and most elegant church in Asunción and it definitely deserves a visit. It is alos close to other attractions such as the Cabildo, the Plaza Uruguaya, the Government Palace and the Congress.

1  Thank apalmero
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Reviewed 30 March 2015

On a Saturday morning the Cathedral was closed and nobody in the sorroundings (includiong a Pólice Station), knew the hours of masses. The place did not look safe.

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

The historical center of Asuncion is nothing overwhelming, but definetely quite pleasant and a must for anybody interested in this unique country. The cathedral, the main religious building not just of the city, but of all Paraguay, is maybe the most important building of this...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral, well kept. Recently renovated on the outside. Definitely worth paying a visit inside

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Very nice cathedral - not overly ornate like some in the region do feels like a place of prayer rather than a tourist venue. Interesting that the stations of the cross are all in French - probably donated by France or French order.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

but it's scarcely a thrilling experience. It's a quite simple, little-adorned cathedral in comparison to so many in Latin America and Europe. This might be due to the devastating wars that Paraguay has experienced. I suspect that this church was stripped of any lavish adornments...More

Thank jollycrone
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Asunción is the main Catholic temple in town. It is located in the Downtown, and is part of the historic center of the capital. It was the first diocese of the Río de la Plata. It was built during the XIX...More

Thank Raul_A_Avila
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This church was quiet and locked tight when I tried to visit in the middle of the afternoon. Nothing to see.

Thank Darin S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

It was a ceremony that day, so we couldnt stay for so long. But a gentleman let us go in for a a fast visit.

Thank Patty C
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This really is the most interesting thing to see in Asuncion and currently at least, it's top sight. That's a very sad indictment on the city, but it's unfortunately true. Very close to the homeless encampment that dominates Plaza Armas and the surrounding area, the...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The day we were there we were able to go inside. Quite a nice church but the seats looked uncomfortable. The most striking feature is the flat ceiling. we have never seen anything similar elsewhere.

Thank djpend
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Located in the town centre this cathedral has a beautiful architectural design at the front of the building and inside. The sides of it are less impressive

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