Look Up: The Breasts of Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Nicaragua

Designed by the Mexican architect Ricardo Vilchis, the new Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is the complete opposite of the former Baroque-styled building. Formed by aggregations of simple geometries, and built in monolithic concrete, this new cathedral attracted much controversy for its design. The 66 cupolas are said to reference the local parishes in Nicaragua; locals refer to them as La Chichona (look it up).

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