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Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion

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This large cathedral (circa 1885) features a series of sky-blue cupolas; the interior contains a magnificent altar and a famous crowned image of the Virgin Mary.
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Padre Aguirre 8-27 | In front of Parque Calderon, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The "new cathedral" of Cuenca with its lovely blue domes, is the center of the city in many ways -- not just geographically, but also religiously. Very much worth seeing.

Thank David S
Reviewed 12 September 2018

The size of the cathedral is seriously impressive. The travertine and marble is very impressive throughout the arches and multiple altars. Nice stained glass windows and a wonderful ambiance

Thank Howard B
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Breath taking tour! There are no words to describe this amazing structure. Tour cost $3 and it will be the best money you will spend.

Thank GPSMike
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion..amazing.... a must in Cuenca. Ecuador a little cafe is in the plaza..whoa ..a must...go go go u will really dig it .... to go on the bus tour...another must....check it out....steps away from the start of the bus tour...amazing.... a...More

Thank Aprender Inglés L
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This cathedral boasts huge volumes and nice glasses. A statue of pope John Paul 2 greets visitors while entering the cathedral. There are nice chapels on the way to the main altar.

Thank Petrus61
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The Cathedral and adjacent Parque Calderon are a must see in Cuenca. Beautiful architecture! We missed the tour up the dome, but will definitely do it next time. The adjacent plaza has mixed use businesses, including nice eateries and a few good shops for artisan...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 21 July 2018

I am not ranking this very high because I have seen many ,many cathedrals and while this one is nice as well as big, I don't think it has anything special. But if you go do go and sit in the very pleasant plaza in...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Many people pay to go to the top, stay for 5 minutes tops, then head back down. I say bring up a book to read, do a photo shoot, or listen to some music. Really nice around sunset on a clear day.

Thank Benjamin H
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Don't miss this cathedral when in Cuenca. My time was both short and rushed and I was disappointed that my Ecuadorean travel agent did not arrange my trip that allowed me more time to explore not only this church, but indeed this beautiful city. The...More

Thank paul026
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This church has a mixture of styles mainly based on the length it took it to be fished (which is not yet). Even if you are not Catholic, it is a must seen place in Cuenca, to be able to understand the local culture better...More

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