María Reina Metropolitan Cathedral

Barranquilla - The joy of Barranquilla

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The joy of Barranquilla

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María Reina Metropolitan Cathedral

Photo by: Alcaldía de Barranquilla

María Reina Metropolitan Cathedral

 

One of the most beloved Catholic churches in Barranquilla is the María Reina Metropolitan Cathedral. The church, which was visited by Pope John Paul II on July 7, 1986, is known for its stained glass windows and for housing the “Cristo Liberador Latinoamericano,” a 16-ton sculpture made by Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

 

Museums, historic squares, and lots of music await those who come to Barranquilla. Beaches and natural havens for relaxation are also found in and around this Caribbean city.