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Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana)

Plaza de Armas, Santiago, Chile
+56 2 2696 2777
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“stained glass” (20 reviews)
“side chapels” (17 reviews)
“worth a visit” (38 reviews)
Plaza de Armas, Santiago, Chile
Centro Histórico
+56 2 2696 2777
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very large church taking up one sude of the plaza. Wide side aisles with confession boxes two of which were in use on my visit. Many side chapels. Unlike many cathedrals thid was busy with many sitting silently and praying.

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The cathedral is located in Santiago’s historic center across from the main plaza. Impressive building, restored to its original building after being destroyed or damaged by earthquakes. It is one of the main attractions in Santiago. The cathedral offers a peaceful atmosphere in contrast to...More

Thank Jose P
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a nice building situated in one of the main squares easy to get to, hop on hop off buses passes it

Thank KAM123959
Reviewed 5 days ago

When you walk into this church from the bustling activities outside it is like moving into a parallel universe. It is dark, quiet and tranquil inside with great works of art from floor to ceiling. A lovely place for introspection and prayer...

Thank Khamkeo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of artists & chess players. Close to museum & cultural sites. Close to great shopping & parks. Area has great local fast food shops.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy plaza with busy city life bustling around it. Old buildings sit alongside new skyscrapers and office blocks in this large scale colonial plaza.

Thank CPL199
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cathedral was first constructed in 1775, but this is the 5th Cathedral built on this spot, the others were destroyed by earthquakes. On the right side of the Cathedral, just as you walk in the front door, you'll find a sacred monument containing the...More

Thank OceanPotion1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cathedral is on the recommend places to visit lists, but in fact it is not all that special, however it was worth having a look around, it was a stop on our city tour

Thank J E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to an ongoing service we were not able to explore the cathedral as deeply as we would have liked but I was immediately impressed by the beauty of the place, its serenity and age. One for further exploration.

Thank Diptych
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge and imposant building breathing a tranquil atmosphere. One of the must see attractions in Santiago.

Thank Marjolein C
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