Our Lady of the Pillar Cathedral, Alajuela

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#1 of 8 in Historic Sites in Province of Alajuela
Built in the neoclassical style in 1854, Our Lady of the Pillar 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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  • Beautiful Sunday Mass service in this ornate cathedral including amazing acoustics for the solo guitar player and singer.  more »
  • Sunday and more election day we couldn't enter. Nothing extraordinary. But here e pal in front is bustling with walkers and gaiety. A little place outside the tourist and authentic
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  • A very beautiful cathedral with stunning gardens in Alajuela's main square. I would definitely recommend a visit.  more »
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