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I happen to be walking by when the doors were open. The cathedral is beautiful and massive in size. They had an extensive native screen for Christmas that was quite impressive and lots of detail. A place to be still and reflect.
You don't have to be religious to appreciate this magnificent building. It is in the centre of Cuenca, on Parque Calderon. Adjoining the cathedral is a very pleasant courtyard with many cafes and other shops. The cathedral dominates the surrounding area and is topped by...More
Wish I could levitate to get a better view of this place. Sunday and I couldn't go inside, and given how tightly this place is hemmed in by the park and buildings around it, can't get a good perspective of the exterior--belfry, couple rose windows,...More
This Cathedral is huge. Beautiful. A great way of knowing Cuenca's culture is to go to the Cathedral on Sunday morning, and see how crowded it gets for the service. The building's history is also very interesting: it was built by a foreigner who hasn't...More
Although this Cathedral was built in the 1800's it is called the "New Cathedral". The craftsmanship is superb. When there, they were setting up for the Christmas celebrations which appeared to be an elaborate village scene. However, anytime would offer a wonderful experience, and all...More