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Address: Calle Aminta Burgos, Chitre 0601, Panama

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 August 2016
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Milan, Italy
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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles 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´. Built in the 18th century the entire roof is wooden made, with high ceilings, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Chitre, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 I are not Catholic but we were invited to a Christmas pageant. The ceremony was... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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panama city
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Chitre, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 used widely inside really gives it a nice touch.

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Thank Nik W
Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

It's a relic with history behind it. I felt as if part of a past from a long time ago. The locals must be very religious. This church has the center stage in this town.

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Chitre, Panama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

I think the ceiling, built of virgin mahogany and the beams simply are unique. The church is lovely and stays cool even on the hottest days due to its raised roof construction and thick walls. They really did know how to build for comfort and beauty in those days... The church is always beautifully decorated with fresh flowers during patron... More 

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