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Cathedral in ruin

This nice building in centre of town is a ruin, a pitty, I think the Pope has to come and... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
KigaliErik
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Maputo, Mozambique
Centally located very old dilapitated Catholic Cathedral QUELIMANE.

We came across the centrally located old Catholic Cathedral in Quelimane on the banks of the River... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Johnnie N
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Blantyre, Malawi
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13 Aug 2018
“Cathedral in ruin”
22 May 2018
“Centally located very old dilapitated Catholic Cathedral QUELIMANE.”
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

This nice building in centre of town is a ruin, a pitty, I think the Pope has to come and see....and support maintenance,

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KigaliErik
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This is really a nice baroque style of church in Africa. Hopefully it will be renovated soon to its former glory.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WillemHWindhoek
Reviewed 29 May 2018

A beautiful place to visit if you like old buildings! I took my camera with me and took some great shots! I went there in the day time and had no trouble getting in, the gate was open and guards walking around but they did...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Martina E
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We came across the centrally located old Catholic Cathedral in Quelimane on the banks of the River, A very old dilapidated building with NO signage depicting the date it was built and its History, feel that the Mozambique Tourist Association have missed a chance to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Johnnie N
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This church could be a major site if it was invested in - I'm afraid now its just a ruin. When I was there from 2006 to 2011, you could go in. I would be careful to do so now as folks do live there...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank JosephMcGhee
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This church might have been very beautiful one day, but abandoned and normally closed to public visitation, the place is now dirty and simply a ruin. It is very well located though, and passing by Quelimane, you will probably see it without having to look...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Filipe L
Reviewed 31 August 2013

Quelimane city is pretty live place where you can feel yourself in a park surrounded by palm trees, with so many Portuguese and Arabic buildings, where you can feel the taste of Mozambique native shrimp and Zambezian Chicken which is unique.

Date of experience: February 2013
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Reviewed 27 May 2013

In an incredible state of ruin this cathedral is your great photo opportunity in Quelimane. Best views are from teh Chuabo Hotel restaurant verandah. Pretty soon it will be revitalized and it will lose the magic of the ruin its currently in.

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank BerRivera
Reviewed 27 April 2013

It's a bit telling I guess when the number one attraction in Quelimane according to Trip Advisor is a dilapidated old cathedral that's basically used as a dosshouse for local drunks. It's still cool, provided you don't mind the pretty strong stench of excrement and...More

Date of experience: February 2013
2  Thank wonderstevie
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