Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Santiago de Cuba

4.2
#5 of 8 in Historic Sites in Santiago de Cuba
Make your way to Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption to witness the 16th Century architecture that stands tall over Satiago de Cuba's central square. Erected in 1518, the cathedral features two tall bell towers flanking each side of the holy structure. Before you head in, take a look between the two towers to find an imposing statue of Michael the Archangel. Wander inside to find a tall central nave with wooden pews leading all the way down to a central altar. Arches and columns hold up the structure and stretch all the way up to a light blue and white dome shaped ceiling. Climb up one of the towers to enjoy views over the city. By using our Santiago de Cuba road trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption and other attractions in Santiago de Cuba.
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  • Much remodelled over the centuries is however beautiful and imposing: it has central nave and 4 aisles with beautiful central dome with octagonal plan, in the colors celestial and golden. The first church dates back to 1522 but after piratesque raids had to be rebuilt between 1666 and 1670, in the subsequent belongi was damaged by earthquakes and the current aspect is due to the modifications of the arch. Segrera, in 1922.
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  • Right on the Square, a Feast For the eyes for everyone and a particularly quiet Place here in Santiago de Cuba ...
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