Cathedral, Alajuela

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#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Province of Alajuela
Built in the neoclassical style in 1854, Cathedral dominates Alajuela's bustling central park. Outside, admire the marble foundation and striking dome, and then enter to observe the impressive altar and colorful ceilings depicting the life of Jesus. Feel free to attend one of the regularly held Catholic masses here. Surrounded by nearby restaurants and a museum, the cathedral makes an ideal stop to appreciate local architecture and spiritual life, as well as to contemplate in peace. Planning Alajuela trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • October 3, 2017
    It is a large building, where calls attention the dome and the length but the interior is simple. Not bad for visit.
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  • September 8, 2017
    Alajuela city where I was born and will die a very cute place and the Cathedral is beautiful both inside and out and at the same time live Alajuela central park
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  • August 30, 2017
    Located in the central park of alajuela... a very nice Church to meet and see... close to have many parks and places to eat or drink coffee
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  • December 28, 2016
    Beautiful Spot with the Park opposite and many places for eating and shopping. A must see in Alajuela!
  • January 31, 2017
    Nice little church by the park.
  • June 9, 2016
    Nice cathedral with painted root.
  • March 4, 2016
    Gorgeous Catedral, especially at night!
  • June 10, 2017
    Beautiful Cathedral. The small oratory is a sublime simplicity.
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