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BARRIENTOS, Marco; PEREZ, Elvira  and  MARIACA, Cristian. The Cathedrals of Santiago and La Paz: Historical, Architectural and Patrimonial Scopes. Rev Cien Cult [online]. 2021, vol.25, n.47, pp.11-45. ISSN 2077-3323.

From a historical and architectural perspective, the paper aims to examine the cathedral of Santiago de Chile and La Paz, Bolivia, in order to comprehend their religious heritage importance during a crucial period between 1835 and 1932, crossed by some of the most significant architectural interventions made in both buildings. Based on a comparative method, the work aims to identify similarities and differences in each case, considering urban transformations carried out during the Republican Centenary celebrations.

Keywords : architectural heritage; religious heritage; cathedrals; Santiago; Chile; La Paz; Bolivia.

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