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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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  • For those who like antiques, I recommend visiting the main Cathedral of Zipaquirá, a building that resembles the Medieval Era, recently began to restore it, is getting more beautiful! Rich local history.
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  • After the salt this is the most visited, this central, very nice, its color and its very pretty inside, the color that gives the rock, is worth a lot worthwhile walk down your forehead and go here, it's free.
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  • As well of Bogota churches this one doesn't have to envy Bogota cathedral beauty. Is well preserved. In my opinion better preserved than most other churches in the area 
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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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