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It is lighter and brighter than some cathedrals as it is mostly light coloured stone used in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
King's Lynn
Main Cathedral in Montevideo

Built during the Spanish colonial era , the cathedral keeps the tombs of several important... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Norma F
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Notable for its domed bell towers, this 1804 cathedral is the burial place for some of the country’s most important figures.
Calle Sarandi at Ituzaingo, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is lighter and brighter than some cathedrals as it is mostly light coloured stone used in the construction. At first sight it looks a bit plain, but on closer observation there are some intricate memorials, many to important people, and other details such as...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built during the Spanish colonial era , the cathedral keeps the tombs of several important figures in Uruguay’s history. The church is definitely worth a visit for anyone who enjoys architecture, the mosaic tile floor is beautiful, The exterior is not so beauty but the...More

Thank Norma F
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Of all the churches I visited, this one is the worst of all, very dirty and many people asking for money outside. Nothing to point out here.

Thank JakeDeuceWalter
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Beautiful little place. Interesting history here. They have a lot of little things on display inside which I found to be quite a surprise. A popular stop on many different walking tours.

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This cathedral , though a Roman Catholic one, as an air of Anglican worship place with all the artefacts and history monuments recorded in it. A wa

Thank Erik S
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

A stop along my walking tour, this cathedral stands out to me for its exterior simplicity. Learning about the Uruguayan separation of church and state and the relatively low numbers of believers in the country, it was interesting to see this manifested in the relative...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Visited this Cathedral in April, was in the Central Plaza opposite the Cabildo and the square was quite busy but once inside the Cathedral it was so peaceful. The main altar and the side altar dedicated to the Virgin of Thirty-three were lovely.

Thank vagabondafelice
Reviewed 25 April 2018

This is the historical cathedral in Montevideo. The interior has lavish religious carvings in the apses.

Thank Barheat
Reviewed 9 April 2018

you cannot visit Montevideo without going to la ciudad vieja. I visited the catedral because I wanted to show my kids where their great grandparents wed. Quite a place.

Thank CPCA013
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Love looking at the artwork and architecture inside the churches and cathedrals and this one didn’t disappoint. Well worth a visit.

Thank Mark D
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13 February 2016|
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Response from B1714D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the mass is at 11.00 am Sunday. I remember because the ship arrived at 9.00 AM in Montevideo harbor.
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17 August 2015|
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Response from JA Experiences N | Reviewed this property |
monday through friday: 1200 and 1700 Saturday: 1700 Sunday: 1100 and 1700 Hope that helps