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Must see in Ambato

As always the Cathedral is the most visited place in any town/city in Ecuador. What is peculiar to... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Antwerp, Belgium
Ambato’s Cathedral

The Cathedral is one of the most visited places in Ambato. Few years ago was remodeled and I think... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Mauricio P
Ambato, Ecuador
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Calles Bolivar y Montalvo, Ambato 180150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

As always the Cathedral is the most visited place in any town/city in Ecuador. What is peculiar to Ambato Cathedral is the style as it is not the typical colonial Church but it has been built in a modern style. The interiors showcase nice glasses...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

The Cathedral is one of the most visited places in Ambato. Few years ago was remodeled and I think is besutiful. There are some frescos painted on some of the walls done by the reconized ambatenian artist David Moscoso. It is located in downtown Ambato...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mauricio P
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Modest by some measures as the cathedral of a smaller provincial city but filled with grogeous stained glass and carved wooden reliefs. The side entrance is decorated very, very elaborately with flowers for the Fiesta de las frutas y flores during Semana Santa.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Ambato is the capital of the Province Tungurahua in the center of Ecuador. The town is famous for its "Fiesta de las Flores y Frutas". The Festival consists of the Blessing of Bread and fruit, religious act that it performs in the atrium of the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

this is the new catedral builded after the 1949 earthquake that devastates the city, so dont expect to see a big and old catedral, this one has its personality but nothing so special

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit. Recommend guided tour. Take about 2 hour. Old artifacts. No lines. Souvenir available . Had attractions nearby.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank basheratiq
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Nice marble floors and light overall. nice stained glass. in a middle of downtown i guess and a square is lovely.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Paul N
Reviewed 17 February 2016

It doesn't have the charm of an ancient cathedral but it makes it up in its beautiful stained glass windows and unique design. The stained glass makes use of tricks in perspective, which was unexpected. Very open space and plenty of light. The dome dominates...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Wonderful view into the history and culture of Ecuador. Beautiful building and the town in very friendly.

Date of experience: April 2015
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 October 2014

A modern replacement for the catedral destroyed in the 1949 earthquake. The tall panels of modern stained glass in the side walls of the catedral are marvelous. Be sure to have helado de mora (blackberry ice cream) from the vendor on the catedral corner. It's...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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