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Cathedral, Alajuela
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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Cathedral by using our Alajuela tour planner.
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  • Is a very beautiful church with beautiful paintings and rich in detail. The decoration of the altar is wonderful.
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  • I'm from Alajuela, a beautiful church, it retains its structure and represents the alajuelenses. EXC
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  • Like the tourists, by architecture and paintings in the ceiling. Attractive for Americans and Europeans
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  • Gorgeous Catedral, especially at night!
  • Something very beautiful one-piece arquitectonica's more than 100 years with a long history and beautiful frescoes in the dome and the remodeling that a work of art may have turned rn last the more important in the city of Alajurla
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  • The Cathedral in the Baroque style located in the heart of Central Park. Built from 1782, was completed in 1863; I know that could not to go inside the 22 days to walk into the town, so unfortunately, big buildings in Alajuela has become an iconic building in the city.
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  • Well-kept. The paintings on the ceiling are very cariturescas.
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  • Very nice and
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