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Cathedral of Mérida, Merida

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Built in a grand Spanish colonial style, Cathedral of Mérida stands out as an architectural highlight Merida, and a center of the area's spiritual life. Construction began on the cathedral in 1803, though its erection was greatly delayed by earthquakes, the War of Independence, and various political issues. Today it stands as an icon of the town's character, displaying its history proudly through the exhibits located inside. Find impressive works of art lining the interior walls, including paintings and sculptures, then head down to the crypt, the final resting place of some of the town's most important religious figures. With our custom trip planner, Merida attractions like Cathedral of Mérida 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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  • An imposing basilica minor, founded in 1805, located practically beside the plaza Bolivar of Merida, facade internal spectacular, very well preserved, a site missed in your visit to the city of them Knights.
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  • It was considered among the most beautiful cathedrals in the world is a must-see in the city of Mérida is beautiful
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  • From the outside it looks impressive and is always clean and well kept. It's beautiful, as the city. Another place of meeting for the Catholics. The only problem is the time, I was a Sunday at 4 o'clock and not was open. It is in the heart of Merida, which makes it a tourist attraction.
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  • Gigante y muy bonita
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  • Beautiful and impressive
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  • A majestic site full of peace and tranquility. Its design is very well plotted, is a great place that you just have to know when you visit the Edo. Merida.
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  • One of the 3 jewels of Manuel Mujica Millán, spectacular
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