Cathedral has a lot of character with colourful walls, decorations, guilded artifacts. At Christmas time the sides have various nativity displays.
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a splendid facade towards the central square, but when you enter there is hardly any church. behind are the ruins of the old cathedral, now reduced to a small part without any particular value. All together more impressive from outside then from within.
As we do in many cities, we called into the Cathedral de Santiago for a quick look. The exterior is very impressive and inside there are several statues of saints to which people can offer prayers and light candles. Most visitors are very respectful and...More
While I'm not religious, it is easy to be awed by both the inside and outside of this cathedral. The outside has gorgeous architecture and statues. While I didn't take any photos of the inside because it felt disrespectful, on the there are life-size versions...More
The cathedral is composed of two areas: the plaza-facing narrow church building still used for ecclesiastical functions and the empty shell of the main cathedral, once grand and full of glory and now roofless and filled with sad chunks of stone. Observing the finely-worked walls...More
Once you learn what happened to Antigua in the 1700s, these ruins will mean much more to you than just a pile of rubble. They truly tell a story of the early days of the city evoking a past that is rich with memories. Strolling...More