Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica, Medellin
(3.6/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica sits in the heart of the city and the seat of the city’s Archbishop. The Romanesque-style building is made of adobe clay bricks dating back to the late 19th century and was designed by French architect Charles Emile Carre. Admire the vast size of the church interior, the Spanish stained-glass windows, the ornate altar, and many pieces of religious paintings and sculptures. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica by using our Medellin holiday planner.
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  • It is a must-see in Medellin for its history and beauty of the wall and its beautiful Venetian marble altar.
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  • If you're Catholic or not, required site, its lights, its paintings, el1er Saturday of each month there is market of san alejo, security in the area is not very good despite the fact that there is a CAI of police, so I recommend going the day that has mass. "If you are catholic or not, must be know this place, is beatiful, watch out in the square"
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  • It is the Church most important of our beautiful city preserves a architecture that no longer exist is beautiful as the others we have to do that tourists visit the voucher worth
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