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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  • There were services happening in the church at each time that I stopped by, but its 'open air' structure and doorways allowed a great view of this sacred place.  more »
  • Nice surprise this very well maintained cathedral. Definitely worth a visit. Murals were very impressive.  more »

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