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Located in Bolivar Square, this is the largest cathedral in Colombia and one of the largest in South America. It's a magnificent example of neoclassical architecture and is filled with colonial paintings and ornate decorations.
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Carrera 7 10 80, Bogota 111711, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifl and big church on Bolivar Plaza. It Domiates one side of the Plaza. Colonial era masterpiece done in an opulent style.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Frank I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

when I went to this place there was a students protest against government in front the church but it just added to the scene, it is a central square so the youngs chose this place to show what they wanted.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Located in Carrera 7, at the eastern corner at Plaza de Bolivar, you can't miss this old and large cathedral. The biggest in the country and one of the biggest in South America. It's a great feeling to just be there, you should not miss...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TerjeHoegberg
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Seriously, you just have to go. Words cannot express the feeling to be there, walk around or even attend service. !00% recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GlobeTrotting813365
Reviewed 14 October 2018

great to visit on the square we enjoyed the feeling of antiquity and endurance. I would recommend a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Arlene S
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

This is a very large cathedral situated in plaza bolivar, very impressive outside and inside. There is also a chapel next to it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 10 October 2018

beatifull,impressive church and i was lucky to be opened to see it inside..pity you have to be carefull on that square as many thiefs are arround

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MITJA R
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

I was surprised how minimalist this cathedral was. Very white, lots of clean lines and very open and spacious. Lovely to walk around and admire the architecture

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Travellover6128
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Certainly worth the stop here. Beautiful building. A lot of tourists and locals alike in this area. Inside was impressive as well. I was able to capture some good pictures here.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 16 July 2018

No one would ever mistake me for being a highly religious person. However, I will admit that 'La Catedral Primada' carries the sense of peace that can come from the dedication it takes to produce and maintain such an edifice. I spent some time here...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Malik W
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