Catedral de Santa Marta, Santa Marta

(3.8/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Catedral de Santa Marta is allegedly one of the oldest religious buildings in the country, completed late in the 18th century. With its impressive wooden doors and whitewashed exterior, the buildings displays a bold colonial-era architectural style. Famed as the original burial place of Simon Bolivar (his remains are now in Caracas), the cathedral offers plenty of historical information about the life and times of the regional military hero. Use our Santa Marta itinerary builder to visit Catedral de Santa Marta on your trip to Santa Marta, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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TripAdvisor
  • One of the better care of Santa Marta. Deserves it worth a visit short inside the ride that des by the center of Santa Marta
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  • It opens for the daily mass and closes during midday. It was a bummer because it looks really impressive.  more »
  • Is a cute place, to my I like visit them churches to where I'm going, is is pretty and to the half day there is mass. If you are in the historic center you do not lose anything visiting her.
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  • I love this place, it is a beautiful square where you can see the cathedral and white old houses, with a lot of history. Do not miss when you visit Santa Marta downtown.
  • Nice enough, it's worth checking out at sunset for best light. There is also food stands nearby that do cheap food at night.
  • Not worth travelling for specifically. Worth a look if you're there
  • SITE of interest tourist the Cathedral of Santa Marta was the first Basilica built in America in the year 1765. Also the history us has that the offal mortal of the Libertador Simon Bolivar, estubieron buried by more than year and half. It is a valuable piece of architecture from the colonial era.
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  • Interesting to see inside. History!
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