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Catedral de La Serena

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Address: Los Carrera, La Serena, Chile
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Beautiful interior

The interior ornamentation are beautiful if somewhat ornate. It is a place of serenity and peace and a good place to ponder and relax.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
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Black Creek, Canada

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The church is nice and build in the classic style used for Cathedral in South America. It has no speciel features a quirky details, but it worth a short visit is passing by. Don't spend any time on going there just for the Cathedral.

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Black Creek, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The interior ornamentation are beautiful if somewhat ornate. It is a place of serenity and peace and a good place to ponder and relax.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

While we spent less than 10 minutes here, it was well worth the time spent after we browsed the nearby market. It was lovely and helped us understand a little more about life and the people here in La Serena -- the very reason why we love to travel.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

nice clean and simple church. Nothing too special, but worth a look if you are passing by. It is worth a short 10 minute stop.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

La Serena is famous for having loads of churches. This is the central cathedral, but it is nothing special...a few arches, some pictures of saints and a couple of crosses. If you particularly like churches then visit it, but it will be 10 minutes of your life that you'll never get back.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

After a very inexpensive local bus ride to La Serena's square from the port of Coquimbo Chile we had a pleasant time walking around this area and through this picturesque church, nothing outstanding but nice to see. There were many other niche stores and sites around the church and square.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

The catedral is a wonderful example of the influence of "the Church" om Chile. And of the determination of the people who continue to support it.

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

The architecture and gardens of this treasure are typical of the beautiful wonders of lovely La Serena

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2015

Our cruise ship docked at Coquimbo, but there weren't many attractions. So we took the bus to the next town La Serena. La Serena is a tourist town. Lots to see and shop. The first thing we saw is La Serena’s Cathedral, the church is very basic but it has a nice looking clock tower. It was declared a National... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

Having seen so many churches in my live I am hard to impress. Lovely little one here, but hey...you would rather be at the beach.

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