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A grand, contemporary Catholic cathedral, well worth seeing.

We had planned on a morning shore excursion but cancelled it when they changed it to late... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Louise M
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Castle Rock, Colorado
Don't be put off by concrete - It is worth looking inside

In the centre of the town, we approached this church with low expectation as it looks tired with an... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2015
Pete_Gill_W
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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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19 Feb 2018
“Thank You Lord for Another Day”
14 Apr 2017
“Go Inside!”
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Catedral Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Calle 6, Puerto Limon 70101, Costa Rica
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 October 2015

In the centre of the town, we approached this church with low expectation as it looks tired with an exterior of blackened concrete. Inside was a complete surprise with pretty stained glass windows. There is a small section that has remained from the early build...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

The original church was severely damaged by the 1991 earthquake and replaced by this one dedicated in 2010. Only the old tower survived the destruction. It stands a bit apart from the colossal brutalist style structure next to it. From the outside it does not...More

1  Thank Robert937
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We asked our tour driver to stop for pictures and he was happy to do so. The Cathedral is likely the most beautiful place in Puerto Limon and well worth a look. Although it was well after Christmas the elaborate manger display was still up....More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Very modern architecture on the outside, but inside is stunning. The windows are large and spectacular. Very powerful place.

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Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had planned on a morning shore excursion but cancelled it when they changed it to late afternoon. We decided to explore on foot instead. My husband spotted the tower of the cathedral from the port and we walked towards it, not knowing a thing...More

1  Thank Louise M
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The original church was severely damaged by the 1991 earthquake and replaced by this one dedicated in 2010. Only the old tower survived the destruction. It stands a bit apart from the colossal brutalist style structure next to it. From the outside it does not...More

1  Thank Robert937
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped by today with a friend and spent way more time than I thought I would. The architecturere and natural lighting mean that each angle renders a whole different perspective. Don't miss the beautiful side chapel.

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Reviewed 19 October 2015

In the centre of the town, we approached this church with low expectation as it looks tired with an exterior of blackened concrete. Inside was a complete surprise with pretty stained glass windows. There is a small section that has remained from the early build...More

2  Thank Pete_Gill_W
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