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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  • It was the first time that we find along the malecon and went to visit the Park of the Iguanas. Nice surprise to find us with the Cathedral. We liked and I recommend a visit.
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  • While you visit the Iguana park, cross the street to the lovely cool of this beautiful cathedral. Beautiful rose window  more »
  • I love to visit churches and this was no exception, I liked architecture that has and luminosity. It is very nice, also always there are praying people and is very spiritual, we maintain respect and silence when we enter.
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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.
  • Muy bonita exterior y los. Vitrales
  • It is an exceptional place; modern Gothic architecture, with a great length in the central Chapel, bin very decorated its side altars and some impressive stained glass windows with images of many saints, including all Latin Americans.
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  • Linda Church, Gothic style, impressive dome and reseton in your facade
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