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Catedral de San Juan Bautista

Calle Aminta Burgos, Chitre 0601, Panama
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Beautiful inside

If you are driving through Chitre, spending a few minutes to stop in the town square and go inside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Impressive small town church

I have visited this area for over eight years and yesterday was the first time I took the... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
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Calle Aminta Burgos, Chitre 0601, Panama
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are driving through Chitre, spending a few minutes to stop in the town square and go inside this Catedral is well worht the effort of finding somewhere to park. The altar and altar pieces are exquisite and various other carved figures add to...More

Thank C H
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I have visited this area for over eight years and yesterday was the first time I took the opportunity to see inside the church. I had lunch across the street and figured it was time to see the interior. I was pleasantly surprised as this...More

Thank BigDogPanama
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The Cathedral is definitely the most beautiful part of the town. It is especially beautiful at night, with all the beautiful lights around it. It lies in the very center of the city, being part of the main square. Really worth a visit.

Thank Albi R
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Recently renovated, the main church for the city of chitre is a testament for St John the Baptist, located next to the main square in the city of chitre, this church lights up at night as part of a project by one of panama´s presidents´....More

Thank lforest
Reviewed 6 November 2015

One of the Ownly things to see in Chitre.but this place was amazing.Worth dropping into see if your passing thru Town.Don'y go out of your way as this is the only thing in this Town to see.

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 4 February 2015

This beautifully maintained Cathedral is the centerpiece of the historic town of Chitré. You do not have to be Catholic to appreciate the beauty and history of this church. Built as a typical Spanish Colonial Cathedral and has the usual Catholic artifacts. My wife and...More

1  Thank PanamaVagabond
Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

A very old church beautifully maintained in the center of Chitre. Lovely wooden doors and ceilings. Religious carvings and fantastic stained glass

Thank igot2itchyfeet
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Was married here July 14, 2012. Great location and Padre. Very hot in a suit. It is nice that every week I see where I got married.

Thank panamaadam
Reviewed 3 April 2014

Located right in the heart of Chitre, this is probably one of the best things to see here. The church is lit up beautifully in the night, but it's well worth paying a visit at daytime, to see the beautiful interior. The mahogany wood that's...More

Thank Nik W
Reviewed 28 November 2013

This is one of the main highlights of Chitre and shouldn't be missed. Most impressively it seems the church is primarily used as well... a church. People still seem to go here by the hundreds and because of this its looked after and well maintained.

Thank SankeyTV
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