Catedral de Iquitos, Iquitos

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Head to Catedral de Iquitos, the main cathedral of Iquitos and an impressive colonial structure. Architect P. Paulino Diaz built the neo gothic building in the year 1924. Declared a national monument of cultural heritage in 1996, the cathedral remains emblematic of the city. The cathedral's publicly accessible grounds house a crypt where the remains of the city's first bishops reside, and the peaceful interior provides shady respite on bustling, hot days. Add Catedral de Iquitos to your Iquitos travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Iquitos online tour itinerary planner .
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  • the main church of the city of Iquitos, has an architecture beautiful, beautiful, really very beautiful and impressive.
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  • one of the meeting points most used split tourists, travellers or lovebirds lovers is just opposite the Cathedral of Iquitos. When the evening comes the combination of colors of the day, the Sun going down and artificial lights give a very unique charm to this place that seems magical. I remember that once I cite in that same place with a young woman I met in this beautiful city.
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  • Nice, simple and pretty well located and clean, looks cute from the outside and inside is understated, quiet, very appropriate to go to pray and connect with the Lord.
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The scenic, remote city of Iquitos has long been established as a route into the Amazon, so you'll find a good range of accommodations here. Most of the luxury options lie between Calle Samanez Ocampo and the river, with established colonial-era buildings housing some of the most characterful lodgings. Around the town's primarily residential areas, find simple guesthouses on modest-looking side streets, along with rental apartments ideal for longer stays. Scenic lodges and campgrounds on the edge of town give you the feeling of isolation and wilderness that so many come to the Amazon to find.
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