Our Lady of the Pillar Cathedral, Alajuela

4.5
#1 of 9 in Historic Sites in Province of Alajuela
Built in the neoclassical style in 1854, Our Lady of the Pillar Cathedral dominates Alajuela's bustling central park. Outside, admire the marble foundation and striking dome, and then enter to observe the impressive altar and colorful ceilings depicting the life of Jesus. Feel free to attend one of the regularly held Catholic masses here. Surrounded by nearby restaurants and a museum, the cathedral makes an ideal stop to appreciate local architecture and spiritual life, as well as to contemplate in peace. Planning Alajuela trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • Old Spanish classical church on the square in Heredia is beautiful on the interior. Has a dome that is red on the outside, and golden as pictured here on the inside. People were praying when we visite...  more »
  • Beautiful church, on Sunday mornings the city band does a concert at the front of the church Also on Thursday nights there is concert in the park In the park there are many benches and birds approach people. It spends the morning super good, different in safe environment and it's all free
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