Catedral Metropolitana de Caracas, Caracas

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Pay a visit to the 17th-century Catedral Metropolitana de Caracas to see where Simon Bolivar was baptized and married. The cathedral contains the private chapel of the Bolivar family, which also serves as the final resting place for Simon's wife and parents. A typical colonial structure, this house of worship boasts a tall bell tower with a clock at the top. Inside, 32 columns separate the central nave from two minor naves, while a sculpture of Simon Bolivar sits in the right aisle. Our Caracas road trip planning tool makes visiting Catedral Metropolitana de Caracas and other Caracas attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Beautiful cathedral in the center of city, directly in front of the Bolívar's place. Architecture is similar but not so majestic as European cathedrals.  more »
  • It's a beautiful cathedral that looks out of place in the middle of the city. It lacks the majestic enormity of the stone cathedrals in Europe but it's well taken care of.  more »
  • Principal iglesia de la ciudad de Caracas. Sede del arzobispado de Caracas. En ella están los restos de los arzobispos. También hay una capilla de la familia Bolívar
  • Linda vista tem a catedral de Caracas, é muito importante conhecer uma catedral Metropolitana tão grande. Muitos turistas católicos ou não vão até a catedral de Caracas para se expressarem em oração, refletir ou só para conhecer. Mas quem visita essa catedral Metropolitana fica com bons fluídos e boas energias.

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