St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral, Cartagena
(4/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Step through the heavy red doors of St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral and set your gaze along the central nave to admire a golden altar. Completed in 1612 according to an Andalucian-inspired design by Simón González, the episcopal cathedral adds an airy touch to the old streets of Cartagena, with its light yellow facade and pink dome. As you walk through the columned cathedral, look up to the top of the walls and behind the altar to appreciate a collection of intricate wood carvings. Plan your visit to St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Cartagena trip itinerary planner.
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  • The Church is beautiful, imposing and its dome can be seen from afar and from different points of the walled city. Generates beautiful pictures in various angles.
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  • I spent several times the Cathedral but I believe she's in the works, the visits are suspended. I read that, in normal times, the church opens in times of mass and, in the other, the entry shall be paid. Unfortunately I could not. Next time ...
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  • Local 17-century cathedral. Not impressed, nothing special. Inside was not, as it was closed, so I can't tell at this point.
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