Catedral de Santa Marta, Santa Marta

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Catedral de Santa Marta is allegedly one of the oldest religious buildings in the country, completed late in the 18th century. With its impressive wooden doors and whitewashed exterior, the buildings displays a bold colonial-era architectural style. Famed as the original burial place of Simon Bolivar (his remains are now in Caracas), the cathedral offers plenty of historical information about the life and times of the regional military hero. Plan to see Catedral de Santa Marta and other attractions that appeal to you using our Santa Marta trip planner.
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  • Feels like a modern church. I loved how the stray dogs seek the cool floors of the church. The trees around the building fill up with grackles and parakeets every afternoon, making a raquet that... 
    Feels like a modern church. I loved how the stray dogs seek the cool floors of the church. The trees around the building fill up with grackles and parakeets every afternoon, making a raquet that...  more »
  • I view the cathedral from Casa de Leda Hotel and as I explored Santa Marta's Historic Area. Due to the Covid and time, I was not able to enter it. 
    I view the cathedral from Casa de Leda Hotel and as I explored Santa Marta's Historic Area. Due to the Covid and time, I was not able to enter it.  more »

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