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Inmaculada Concepción Cathedral, Cuenca

(4.7/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
A fusion of architectural styles, Inmaculada Concepción Cathedral stands as a towering landmark visible from all over town. Constructed over a period of nearly 100 years and finished only in 1975, the cathedral features Romanesque Revival, Baroque, and Neo-Gothic elements. Marvel at its trio of powder-blue domes, covered in imported blue and white glazed tiles, and get a good look at the intricate facade. Head inside to enjoy its vaulted interior lavishly decorated with gold and marble accents. Note that the building's blue domes appear disproportionately small; an architectural flaw required a downsizing of the overly heavy features so as not to collapse the structure. Plan to visit Inmaculada Concepción Cathedral during your Cuenca vacation using our convenient Cuenca vacation generator.
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  • It is very beautiful your infrastructure takes you years back to the architecture of yesteryear also you can meet up to its domes where you get a beautiful view of Cuenca
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  • Long time we hope to bring people's administration up to the domes, the sign said 8:00 to 17:00 but they were arriving at 10:00, we had to wait.
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  • Both inside and out, featuring valuable architecture, your visit worth beautiful Cathedral
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  • Beautiful inside and out! Head inside to the information desk to buy a $2 ticket to access a viewing point to see the domes, otherwise some equally nice views can be seen from the surrounding streets
  • This is one of the most beautiful cathedrals in South America. I lived in Cuenca Ecuador for several months and would frequent the cathedral and just marvel at its beauty. It is across the plaza from the old cathedral. Cuenca Ecuador is a wonderful place to visit. The climate is extraordinary.
  • beautiful cathedral
  • Beautiful and traditional place in Cuenca, Ecuador.
  • A very beautiful place to visit.