Catedral Metropolitana de Guayaquil, Guayaquil

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Appreciate the remarkable sense of light and space you get standing inside Catedral Metropolitana de Guayaquil. Constructed between 1924 and 1937 to replace Guayaquil's original wooden cathedral (which burned down on the same site in 1692), the beige, twin-spired structure dominates the city center. With simple light-colored columns and arches that climb high to the cavernous ceiling, the cathedral seems remarkably airy. Admire the many stained glass windows, depicting famous religious scenes in dazzling color. For Catedral Metropolitana de Guayaquil and beyond, use our Guayaquil tour planner to get the most from your Guayaquil vacation.
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  • I love arches and this is a perfect example of them. The artwork is great, the lighting is perfect and while there are beggars at the door, and it can appear a bit risky, we did not have a problem. We...  more »
  • A very impressive cathedral. Huge area. Great sense of peace and space for quiet contemplation. Well worth a visit.  more »
  • While you visit the Iguana park, cross the street to the lovely cool of this beautiful cathedral. Beautiful rose window  more »
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  • I think this church is absolutely beautiful, especially the inside .i was there with my husband and kids they loved it too.
  • Landmark of Guayaquil.
  • Very well.. OSE the cleanest sound speakers very nice Church and the mass was well heard
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  • The Catedral Metropolitana Apostle San Pedro. It has stained glass and an altar in white marble by Enricco Pacciani.
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