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Catedral de Santa Cruz

Ayacucho and 24 de Septiembre, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
+591 78056488
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Wander around at night

It's a great spot to do some people watching and soak up the atmosphere. Lots of restaurants... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Feel free to walk in

I'm from a culture where you don't just stroll into church in the middle of service but here > no... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
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“bell tower” (10 reviews)
Ayacucho and 24 de Septiembre, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
+591 78056488
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a great spot to do some people watching and soak up the atmosphere. Lots of restaurants around here too.

Thank Kerry553
Reviewed 25 November 2017

I'm from a culture where you don't just stroll into church in the middle of service but here > no problem! So go and take a look :) The church in itself is nothing special in my opinion but nice to look around at the...More

Thank Gwen_BE
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Building itselve is nice and you can go into the tower after small payment. You have a view over the plaza. Not very special but nice to do when its rainjng.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The museum is small, but contains fascinating exhibits of vestments (incl one of John Paul II), silverware, and other specialised objects.

Thank djg1
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The cathedral was stunning. Although it was only 3 Bs the walk up and the views truly weren't worth it. There were a few teenagers lingering around on the steps listening to loud music. Also, there is a wire fence obstructing the views so you...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

It's super cheap to climb the bell tower, only 3 Bs and the views of the city are very nice. However, they didn't tell us when we paid that the very top platform was closed! 😩 There are two other viewpoints on the way to...More

Thank Tessa R
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

You cab climb the tower for a few bob but there is really nothing special to it. Nice square to view on.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

A nice church to admire from the outside or inside. Decorative paintings of biblical scenes adorn the walls. 3B to climb the bell tower and look down and around at the city.

Thank kyter17
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The cathedral reminds me of other new Spanish old school churches it's beautiful in its Simplicity and its architecture and dates back to when the Spanish arrived in Bolivia it's simple it's perfect

Thank frequent1
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Local landmark, but nothing especially noteworthy about the exterior or interior. If you are in the centro, it's definitely worth a walk-around.

Thank LucyLu_Texas
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