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Catedral Diocesana, Zipaquira

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Located in the historical center of Zipaquira, Catedral Diocesana dominates the landscape with its two bell towers. Construction of the neoclassical cathedral began in 1805 and took a full 111 years to complete. Stand in the adjacent square and snap a few photos of the stately exterior, then step inside to see the stone and brick interior, contrasted with the wooden pews. Two rows of massive pillars support an arched roof all the way down to the altar. Though mostly illuminated artificially, some small windows on the side walls also provide lighting. Make Catedral Diocesana part of your personalized Zipaquira itinerary using our Zipaquira vacation generator.
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  • Cathedral located in a large square in the countryside, in the city of Zipaquirá. There are several restaurants around. It's worth walking the streets and find stores that sell unusual stuff. In this town one can meet the famous salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá.
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  • Very nice catedrale during our visit si was to unfortunately. The place before that is a pause to insert and an ice to eat.
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  • Cultural space, very cute and where you can watch travel daily from residents in this beautiful village
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  • The Cathedral was being repaired as we visited so I wasn't able to see inside but the link between this and the Catedral de Sal was great.
  • Spectacular Cathedral. It took 110 years to build. Visit us at: Intagram: @Recorriendomaravillas Youtube: walking wonders
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  • Beautiful place of worship.
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