Catedral Metropolitana, Guatemala City
(4.2/5 based on 260 reviews on the web)
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. With our international travel planner, Guatemala City attractions like Catedral Metropolitana can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • It deserves to be visited this church although it does not offer the splendors of the temples in other cities in Latin America. Anyway it is always representative of the reality of an entire people.
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  • It is the main church of the country. Characters from the political and religious life of yesteryear are buried in the catacombs of the Church.
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  • Renos were going on but still accessible. Typical church. Few people were praying. Not a lot of tourists. 
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  • La arquitectura de la catedral es impresionante
  • One of the best views
  • Good
  • The Cathedral was built in 1871. Reality is both face in Guatemala City. Suffered damage in the earthquake of 1917, and in 1976, has been repaired each time. From the window of the Interior Dome light is beautiful. Bishop died in 2012 in the Cathedral's pictures are hung.
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  • eats very rich
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