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Built between 1782 and 1868 on the edge of Plaza Mayor, this Baroque-styled church contains ornate altars, statues and colonial artwork.
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8 Calle | 7 Av., Guatemala City 01001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you come to Guatemala City you have to visit Catedral Metropolitana at center of the City. Is a nice church, pretty view and inside is really interesting.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank tittyandrade
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was and am awed by this humungous church and its great art and history. we saw many historical statues and monuments. awesome!!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank LUCILA T
Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

Located at central plaza of Guatemala City, a landmark and one of the two main buildings at the plaza. Free entry.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank heguangz
Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

A must see beautiful landmark but it’s only open certain hours of the day. We tried to visit before 2 pm and the didn’t let us come in.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank willamettephoto
Reviewed 23 July 2019

While walking to the historical route "Ruta Historica", we came across to this cathedral. If you pay attention and concentrate you can feel the energy emanating from this place!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mariposas_viajeras
Reviewed 20 June 2019

This area can be quite busy. We alert in terms of keeping your belongings safe . There is a number of spots to see in this vicinity. It is really a hit and miss. I love architecture so I enjoyed what I got to see.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Meleasy
Reviewed 4 June 2019 via mobile

Very nice to visit this place. Inside the cathedral is really nice. Guatemala city is not a huge city but this cathedral is very interesting. Nice to visit

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Katia31122012
Reviewed 3 June 2019

Zone 1 or "Downtown" is not a safe place to go. There is a lot of delinquency, the people are very dirty and pee on the street, so it stinks. The buses are unregulated and there is a lot of black smoke coming from them....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 17 May 2019 via mobile

Historical heritage that touches your soul and opens up your chakras. The beauty resembles that of nature

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Alexandar C
Reviewed 19 April 2019 via mobile

It is definitely not the most beautiful church in the city, but it is in front of Palacio Nacional which is a must-see. So just pay a visit. Gets more interesting in Holy Week.

Date of experience: April 2019
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I do not know. I would check their website.
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Response from JorgeC1421 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! Yes, there's handicapped access. No worries, you can enter without problem. Regards!
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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.
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