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Cathedral of Mérida, Merida

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Religious Site
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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  • Beautiful Cathedral with great architecture and well located. Yields good pictures and if possible watch a celebration.
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  • Merida is one of the States most religious who have Venezuela and can be felt in the environment once you're there, and more by this architectural colonial piece, when you enter can appreciate great historical treasures and impeccable decor, incredible thing of this, is that this well-kept, I invite you to visit this place
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  • The well-preserved than this I love this church, in addition to being super clean all the details are in good condition.
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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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