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Catedral Metropolitana

8 Calle | 7 Av., Guatemala City, Guatemala
+502 2504 6868
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8 Calle | 7 Av., Guatemala City, Guatemala
+502 2504 6868
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful church situated right next to the Central Park. The facade is absolutely incredible.

Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Take a one day tour by my self, rent a car and take a lookf of the lovely places that Guatamela had, the Catedral, The zoo, the Palacio Nacional, Restaurants all is wonderfull, love Antigua is a lovely place

Thank Federico G
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building and rich history. Too many tourists during my visit so did not enjoy it as much as I would have liked

Thank Erik M
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A lot of art pieces with religious meaning, inside you can find a store specialized in catholic religion with souvenirs, bibles, posters, scale images of saints, crucifixes, etc. at very reasonable prices, be quiet and remember it is a religious temple, do not scream, run,...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

It was most enjoyable to take a few minutes out to reflect and have some quiet time. One can easily spend half an hour just relaxing.

Thank dan3048
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Four years ago when I last was in Guatemala City I enjoyed walking to the square and I truly enjoyed viewing the cathedral. There wasn't a docent available however it truly wasn't necessary. I enjoyed a few minutes in prayer (and snuck some photos). There...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you like to visit emblematic places, the Metropolitan Cathedral is a place to go. Colonial period sacred paintings and sculptures are found here. This sober style building is a fine example of the architecture in the historic center of Guatemala City.

Thank armandoleon
Reviewed 4 February 2017

No entrance fee, beautiful church with lots of details. Lots of charts with information about the building and statues.

Thank Melib2906
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This lovely Cathedral is of course on the main plaza. There is an area out front where you can donate a coat, or take a coat if you need one. The handicrafts market is just behind the cathedral. In front of the cathedral and towards...More

Thank janets99
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This beautiful cathedral was not far from the market that was in the center of the city. While we were there, I noticed curtains, flags, rugs that were all purple and looked brand new. I asked our travel guide about it and he said every...More

Thank Barbara Z
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I'm in a wheelchair. Is there handicapped access? How would I get in?
31 October 2016|
Response from Jorge L | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! Yes, there's handicapped access. No worries, you can enter without problem. Regards!
What is the Saturday mass schedule at the cathedral?
20 June 2015|
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Response from Viajero447 | Reviewed this property |
Mass schedule at the San Salvador Cathedral: Saturday at 7:00 A.M. 12 P.M. and 5:00 P.M.
What hours and days is the Cathedral gift shop open?
6 March 2015|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
The Cathedral itself is supposed to be open daily, including weekends, from 7 AM to 1 PM and from 3 PM to 7 PM. But my cab driver warned me that often it is closed during those hours for no apparent reason. When I visited... More