Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, Asuncion

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Refurbished in preparation for Pope Francis' visit in 2015, Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion still contains some features dating back to the 1680s. The building's exterior displays a Baroque architectural style, featuring two towers symmetrically placed either side of the main entrance. Inside, you'll find religious artworks from the 16th and 17th centuries, and a grand, gilded altar. Using our world travel planner, Asuncion attractions like Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautiful Cathedral with a lot of history. Large and air-conditioned. A fine achievement, a magnificent nave. An emblematic place of Asuncion. A must see.
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  • The Metropolitan Cathedral of Asunción is the main Catholic temple in town. It is located in the Downtown, and is part of the historic center of the capital. It was the first diocese of the Río de la ...  more »
  • A Cathedral with neoclassical style, is worth a visit by your story and your importance to the region.
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  • Great place to visit and pray in Assunción! Many masses scheduled
  • It was renovated in 2015 to receive the first South American Pope in history.
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  • Beautiful, great and very good energy, I had the opportunity to watch some masses here with the Bishop. An incredible spiritual experience, in this occasion the people who sang were very inspired and I was touched as nowhere else, not even in Rome felt so full as the masses I attended here.
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  • Imposing Catholic Cathedral. Building infrastructure is a work of art.
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