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Metropolitan Cathedral of Sucre, Sucre

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Church Tourist Spot
Take in the grandeur of Metropolitan Cathedral of Sucre, Bolivia's seat of the Roman Catholic Church. Founded in 1559 and taking close to 260 years to build, the structure features a blend of architectural styles, with the Renaissance main body juxtaposed to the Baroque bell tower. On the tower, look for mini statues of the twelve apostles and the four patron saints of Sucre. Enter to see the white nave with gold lining, brightly lit as glass pierces stained glass windows. Admire the large oil paintings covering the walls, hand-carved pews, and large crystal chandeliers hanging from the ceilng. Arrange to visit Metropolitan Cathedral of Sucre and other attractions in Sucre using our Sucre itinerary planner.
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  • The Metropolitan Cathedral of Sucre is very beautiful and we were very impresive by the hymn music playing by guitar. It was our 1st time for us to listen to hymn music from a guitar but not a piano. ...  more »
  • This cathedral is still in great shape. The outside has been well maintained. Statues on all 4 corners on every level of the clock tower. Worth a photo  more »
  • Knowledgable English speaking guide, but, constantly ushering us through the different rooms. At one point, she was waiting by the light switch, and showing her frustration at our interest in the arte...  more »
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  • Another nice Cathedral, which is still in great condition.
  • Very beautiful place! great architecture
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  • One of the architectural jewels of Bolivia. Its construction dates from the year 1559 to the 1712.
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  • Beautiful Cathedral.
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