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Catedral de la Ciudad de Potosi

Ayachucho at Plaza 10 de Noviembre, Potosi, Bolivia
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Nice church

Not much to do in Potosi so you should definitely check the church out. At night there is a little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JCasNYC
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New York City, New York
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Nice view from the church tower

The church itself is not very fascinating and offers the same as so many other churces. However... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Thomas H
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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“bell tower” (6 reviews)
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Ayachucho at Plaza 10 de Noviembre, Potosi, Bolivia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to do in Potosi so you should definitely check the church out. At night there is a little more life in the town so walking around is cool

Thank JCasNYC
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The church itself is not very fascinating and offers the same as so many other churces. However, the climb to the top of the church tower makes it worth a visit as you have a great view of the main plaza as well as the...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Very friendly curator. Apparently the cathedral is predominantly a museum now and is only used for worship on a Sunday which seems a shame. Other than visiting the mines, there is not much to do in Potosi but we enjoyed spending half an hour or...More

Thank superscaryshadowman
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a beautiful chuch. We felt priviledged to visit it on such an important day. There was beautiful music and hundreds of visitors.

Thank MRichardson2014
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely, stately old colonial Cathedral right in the heart of Potosi. It was almost deserted on our visit and we found it very tranquil and serene. Lovely ornate interior with some beautiful religious art. It is well worth a visit though there are no...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 27 March 2017

You enter the cathedral by a locked back door but once inside it is a beautiful scene. All fully restored. Then go up windy tiny fairs to get incredible views over city and walk inside the bells.

Thank nicola r
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Beautiful and very old cathedral that goes back and transports you to the times of the conquest and Spanish colony, 500 years ago. It was recently refurbished and it is in excellent condition. Worth to visit.

Thank scriales
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The cathedral was one of the nicest on our trip through Peru and Bolivia. We espacially enjoyed theama zing view of the city on the bell tower.

Thank Sebastian C
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The views from the belltower are fantastic, you can see the whole city and the cerro rico. This alone is worth the visit. The church itself is fairly modern and unremarkable, but worth a look.

Thank Luca L
Reviewed 13 May 2016

The inside of the cathedral is quite uninteresting. It's a rather modern cathedral, blue and pink makes it a bit tacky. The view from the roof is great though!

Thank Oliver R
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