Cathedral of Mérida, Merida

4.6
#1 of 7 in Historic Sites in Andean Region
Built in a grand Spanish colonial style, Cathedral of Mérida stands out as an architectural highlight Merida, and a center of the area's spiritual life. Construction began on the cathedral in 1803, though its erection was greatly delayed by earthquakes, the War of Independence, and various political issues. Today it stands as an icon of the town's character, displaying its history proudly through the exhibits located inside. Find impressive works of art lining the interior walls, including paintings and sculptures, then head down to the crypt, the final resting place of some of the town's most important religious figures. PutCathedral of Mérida into our Merida trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Located across the plaza Bolivar, This cathedral has several historic style mix into one. Overall, it's one of the most beautiful cathedral I've been in the world, and it has to be the prettiest...  more »
  • Beautiful church in my favorite city in Venezuela. You can walk around the center and go to some intersting places.  more »
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  • A Beautiful Cathedral and generally quite a cool place with lots of people and shops. A great place to take photos in one of the oldest parts of Mexico.
  • Beautiful Cathedral! So many different events happening at the Cathedral. The light show was great.

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