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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  • Located in the center of Alajuela Surrounded by beautiful statues of Angels & Saints w/ a courtyard off to the side.  more »
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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