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Copacabana Cathedral, Copacabana

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Head to the shores of Lake Titicaca to view Copacabana Cathedral which holds the Virgen de Copacabana. Built in the 17th century, the cathedral was made to honor the patron saint of Bolivia. Today visitors come to view the solid white walls, and the ornate fixings inside the church, including large amounts of gold and silver decorations. No photos are allowed inside the church. In the back of the cathedral, you can view the Virgen de Copacabana. Plan to see Copacabana Cathedral and other attractions that appeal to you using our Copacabana travel itinerary planner.
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  • Nice place. Very different constructions of Copacabana and in general, Bolivia... It is worth knowing.
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  • We stopped on the way from La Paz to Puno to Copacabana a little visited. I think white walls are sky blue sky of Copacabana, take some great photos. I think when stopped Copacabana at tourist places like here than there, so should go.
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  • One generally does not expect a Catholic church to be Moorish in style, but here you have it. I never did figure out why the courtyard is so huge. The inside looks plain at first glance, but then you ...  more »