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Cathedral, Alajuela

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#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Province of Alajuela
Religious Site Tourist Spot
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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  • Beautiful Cathedral. Open doors so open air comes in. The ceilings are beautifully painted! The Cathedral is located inside a park. Mangoes fall from the trees here and people call it "El parque de lo...  more »
  • Cathedrals more beautiful that I know. In this Church I was baptized and in this same me case. A very beautiful church to be with God.
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  • The best that has a beautiful and majestic icon of the place Church Alajuela can go to take a Tour and meet her
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  • Beautiful Spot with the Park opposite and many places for eating and shopping. A must see in Alajuela!
  • Nice little church by the park.
  • Nice cathedral with painted root.
  • Gorgeous Catedral, especially at night!
  • Beautiful Cathedral. The small oratory is a sublime simplicity.
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