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Buen Pastor Cathedral

Plaza del Buen Pastor, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Plaza del Buen Pastor, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely place to visit in the heart of the shopping area. it is easy to find as you can see it from a distance. Mass is held in this church so you cannot visit at that time

Thank cgab2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Church is more breathtaking from the outside than the in, but all the same it is a lovely place to visit for some peace and quiet and contemplation. We liked it very much and I personally loved staring at the outside of the Church...More

Thank Nikki D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the the often dark and highly decorated interiors of other Cathedrals this at first sight appears somewhat austere and barren but the vastness grows on you as you sit and take in the atmosphere.

Thank eonaLondon
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Built in 1897 it is an amazing old church with many alters where they allow you to wander around and view. There was even one person doing confession when we were there and another bible study going on the back room. The church is well...More

Thank Robyn-and-Rob
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The major cathedral in San Sebastian, one we couldn't manage to get into but made for some great views and pics from the outside.

Thank Aurobindo M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a lovely little church located in the Old Town. It's a nice stop for some quiet and respite, and to take in the church interior.

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Very different to most cathedrals in the Iberian peninsula. You don't truly appreciate it until you walk by at night. Whoever organized the lighting did a great job, and the area is relatively empty because everyone is out eating (though it's no more than a...More

Thank mfari
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Been to loads of cathedrals , this does not disappoint from the outside, but is simple and non descriptive on the inside, not a great deal to see. Free to enter , so take a look if you are in the area.

Reviewed 30 October 2016

Nice gothic revival building. The interior is fairly restrained, yet presents a 19th century venue to interact with your spirituality.

1  Thank Anna H
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We walked to the Centro district of San Sebastian, and found it dominated by this huge, beautiful, single tower cathedral. We walked through it and around it. Amazing!

Thank Rob M
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