Catedral Metropolitana, Guatemala City

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#2 of 7 in Historic Sites in Guatemala City
From your first sight of Catedral Metropolitana, you'll be impressed by the striking and majestic facade. Its strength and majesty is not just cosmetic; the building, constructed in baroque and neoclassical styles, has withstood numerous earthquakes over the years. Today it serves as the main church for Guatemala City, having been consecrated in 1817. Inside the cathedral, look for the 12 pillars dedicated to the memory of the thousands of people who disappeared during the violence of the country’s internal armed conflict, which lasted from 1960 to 1996. Plan to see Catedral Metropolitana and other attractions that appeal to you using our Guatemala City trip planner .
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  • They may attend any day of the week, will enjoy an incredible architectural work, imagery and construction make it a masterpiece, organ with their beautiful sounds is one of the ancient relics to visit the Museum and catacombs are impressive.
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  • It is a religious place full of history, located in the historic centre of the capital of El Salvador.
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  • a church any, a little larger, but the image of the monuments of the capital. It's like a provincial town without historical past
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  • Cathedral, seat of the Archbishopric of Central America during the colonial period.
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