Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica, Medellin

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Dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica sits in the heart of the city and the seat of the city’s Archbishop. The Romanesque-style building is made of adobe clay bricks dating back to the late 19th century and was designed by French architect Charles Emile Carre. Admire the vast size of the church interior, the Spanish stained-glass windows, the ornate altar, and many pieces of religious paintings and sculptures. Our Medellin route website makes visiting Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica and other Medellin attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Early one afternoon I visited the Roman Catholic Cathedral on the north side of Bolívar Park in the center of Medellín. Officially named the Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate...  more »
  • Although I am not religious however in the past 10 years in Medellin I will walk into this large brick built church when I am in the area. I have been in this church more times than I can remember...  more »
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  • Giant brick church, nothing too exciting but it's big!
  • The traditional landmark at Medellin. It is a masterpice building
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