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Catedral Metropolitana de Merida

Avenida 4 | Plaza Bolivar, Merida 5101, Venezuela
58 74 544 229
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Beautiful Catedral

Located across the plaza Bolivar, This cathedral has several historic style mix into one. Overall... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Monicsk
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Good architecture

Beautiful church in my favorite city in Venezuela. You can walk around the center and go to some... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Luis P
,
Caracas, Venezuela
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Though construction of the Cathedral began in the early nineteenth century, it was delayed by two earthquakes, the War of Independence, and internal political conflicts. Work was finally completed in 1958, and the Cathedral stands today as a symbol of Merida and its history.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
29 May 2017
“Beautiful Catedral”
18 Sep 2016
“Good architecture”
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Avenida 4 | Plaza Bolivar, Merida 5101, Venezuela
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58 74 544 229
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Located across the plaza Bolivar, This cathedral has several historic style mix into one. Overall, it's one of the most beautiful cathedral I've been in the world, and it has to be the prettiest cathedral in Venezuela.

Thank Monicsk
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Beautiful church in my favorite city in Venezuela. You can walk around the center and go to some intersting places.

Thank Luis P
Reviewed 19 December 2015

This church is simply amazing and deserves a visit. It is one of the nicest churches we visited in all of South America. It was designed based on another church in Spain, and it lacks nothing in its sense of grandeur. Truly beautiful.

Thank Brett G
Reviewed 15 December 2015

It's a so peaceful place, ideal for praying or being in silence with yourself. Rounded by beautiful art and majestic architecture of the temple. You can feel the holiness of the place bein there.

Thank FranklinGutierrez
Reviewed 12 August 2015

If you are passing, then why not drop in to take a look inside. But it really would not be worth a special journey to get here. Amongst thousands of other Catholic Cathedrals across the world, this one has nothing to make it stand out,...More

1  Thank moraira
Reviewed 7 June 2015

The cathedral is located in the center of the city in Plaza Bolivar. The Spanish style cathedral is gorgeous. The paintings, statues, and architecture are worth your time, and there is also a crypt located under the alter containing the tomb of a famous deceased...More

Thank Jono1328
Reviewed 28 January 2015

The cathedral is not by itself a maste piece of architecture, however, in the context of the city it is part of the pieces that make merida one of the most interesting city in Venezuela.

1  Thank AssahiraShiro
Reviewed 7 June 2014

I would perversely say that this is a bit of Gaudi in Merida - the facade looks just a little like these in Barcelona :)

3  Thank Ewa_Surfy
Reviewed 8 April 2014

It is a very large church. If you walk arround you realice haw large it is. The inside has nothing spetial, from my point of vew. From outside is a very nice colonial Cathidral

Thank EmiliaR50
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Beautiful catolic church with a great atmosphere. In the middle of Merida in Mexico and worth a visit. Beautiful art inside the Catedral :)

1  Thank corcar
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