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. Put Cathedral of Mérida into our Merida trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The most beautiful Cathedral which has Venezuela is this Cathedral, imposing, spectacular details, not I wanted to go there, I could not spend much time since they were closing it; It is difficult to get it open, but worth trying a few times.
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  • Beautiful! Enter bristling you skin, is very well located, you can get a souvenir goodie. It's a must-see if these passing through Merida.
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  • They must go to this beautiful temple, with stunning architecture. I think that you one of the most beautiful if not where most of the country. It seems that one is somewhere in Europe. Don't forget to visit him.
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  • It is a beautiful church. When you enter a you transport you to a different world of peace harmony. I invite you to visit
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  • It is an ideal place both for Catholic Christian believers both for those who are not it has a beautiful facade and a good interior design
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  • A majestic architecture, a merida historic site
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  • It is for me the most beautiful Cathedral in the country. We find there, Manuel Mújica Millán best architecture in perfect harmony with the paintings of Iván Belsky, creating an ideal environment for prayer and contemplation. It is also one of the most beautiful tourist attractions of the city. We are facing the beautiful plaza Bolívar, governance and the University, inviting us to stroll and enjoy the beautiful climate of the city of the Knights.
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  • The architecture of the Cathedral is sensilla, elegant and one of the most beautiful in Mérida.
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