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Centro historico de Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

We went to the Cathedral at 1 only to find out it did not open in the afternoon until 3. So we went to a museum and walked around. Got to the Cathedral on our way out of the walled city. Beautiful and simple large...More

Thank MetsNYC
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This is one of the most magnificent historic churches in the country and an iconic symbol of Cartagena. It is gran inside and out, beautifully maintained, and has a striking exterior. I was a little taken aback by the apparent lack of dress code here,...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Much larger inside than it appears full of grand pillars and large dome and beautiful gold altar and interesting chapels

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The tower of the Cathedral can be seen from afar dominating the skyline and at night it is illuminated. The church has a fine doorway and is simply decorated in the interior with elegant arcades sustaining the central nave. Construction of this chuurch began in...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We visited the Cathedral on our walking tour around Cartagena and the interior of the Catedral was stunning. This was built in late 1500s and completed in 1600s. A very serene place and well worth a visit..

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The Catedral de Santa Catalina dominates the skyline in the old, walled city section of Cartagena. Built in the late 1500s and finished in the early 1600s, the cathedral is known by several names, including the Cathedral of Cartagena, the Cathedral of Santa Catalina, and...More

Thank RWalker415
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Visiting the Walled City at night is a must .... if only to see the tower of the Cathedral illuminated. Absolutely incredible. (We stayed in Marabella about two miles east, and the tower was like a beacon over the Old City.) The Colonial-era churches and...More

Thank Road804303
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

A great experience ... amazing place ... shocking history....totally recommended in Alexandria.... very good people .. great thanks to the public relation representative , must visit to see for yourself the sacred body of Santa Sabina.... and the tomb of the last king of Italy.

Thank Ahmed H
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

If you arrive at Cartagena at night, you will definitely see this beautifully illuminated cathedral from many points in the walled city. It will be a part of your visit the next day. Cartagena was destroyed by the famous pirate, Sir (!) Francis Drake in...More

Thank NesligulD
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Although not overly ornate the church features interesting wood carviings and has good music at the masses.

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Hi, sorry I have no idea. But you can write to them Address: Calle de los Santos de Piedra, Carrera 4, Cartagena de Indias, Bolívar, Colombia Want you marry there? It can be marvelouse place for the wedding :) And warm LOL
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