Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Santiago de Cuba

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Make your way to Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption to witness the 16th Century architecture that stands tall over Satiago de Cuba's central square. Erected in 1518, the cathedral features two tall bell towers flanking each side of the holy structure. Before you head in, take a look between the two towers to find an imposing statue of Michael the Archangel. Wander inside to find a tall central nave with wooden pews leading all the way down to a central altar. Arches and columns hold up the structure and stretch all the way up to a light blue and white dome shaped ceiling. Climb up one of the towers to enjoy views over the city. Using our online itinerary creator, Santiago de Cuba attractions like Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • On the day of our visit the cathedral was closed to the public but it was well worth the visit just to see it from the outside. Set in a Square, it is a magnificent piece of architecture and the Squar...  more »
  • All freshly renovated, a beautiful monument near cespedes place not to be missed. A key point of Santiago
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  • Very pretty cathedral. Entrance is around the corner and up about 6 steps. Be careful on the steps. Be sure to visit in the evening. The view of the plaza from the balcony is beautiful. The plaza is f...  more »