Cotonou Cathedral, Cotonou

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The cathedral of Notre Dame de Miséricorde, commonly known as Cotonou Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral, located near the Ancien Pont Bridge in Cotonou, Benin. It is noted for its distinct burgundy and white striped tiled architecture. Its tower stands towards the rear end left side of the main building.The cathedral is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cotonou. The diocese was originally created on June 26 1883 as the Apostolic Prefecture of Dahomey from the Apostolic Vicariate of Benin Coast, Nigeria. After several names changes under Dahomey, on 14 September 1955 it was promoted as the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cotonou.
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  • If you are not used to the confusion is not to be considered mainly as a tourist destination. Dirty, untidy and smelly. Awful experience.
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  • For the Catholic in the search of a place of prayer this Cathedral is the ideal located in the business district of cotonou you won't lose you to the localized
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  • A great cathedral, which has several dependencies within the cathedral complex, while visiting could hear a magnificent African choir of a beautiful songs
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