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Destroyed twice by earthquakes, this 1548 church was rebuilt in the 1700s to withstand earthquakes and boasts a lovely yellow façade and a huge stone fountain, reputed to be the largest in Central America.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love visiting churches wherever I go because I find the architecture of old churches simply breathtaking and this church in Antigua did not disappoint. Located in the center of the city and bursting with locals selling food and crafts it did not leave room...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DHTAguiar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The mst beautiful church in Antigua, with exceptional coloial-type front. Must to see, I think - the most beautiful building in the town.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marek M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the church when a service was in process and it was a great experience. The Church has a very attractive yellow exterior and is very conveniently located down from the city's archway.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank zimmys57
Reviewed 5 February 2019

As it was near my hotel, I visited this church daily to relax. The facade is particularly beautiful. Don't forget to visit the adjoining ruins of the convent.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank James P
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Very beautiful scenic church, right in the middle of the city near the Arc. We took lots of great pictures of historical and colorful buildings and statues. A must see!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank alihshaban
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Very yellow. Abandoned convent close by. There was a wedding in progress when we were there. There is a painting of St. Thaddeus that looks like Mr. Bean. Go see!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Q8830COkarenm
Reviewed 31 January 2019

Lovely church, very nice services. The square outside turns into a night-market in the evenings. Worth stopping by for pictures.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 29 January 2019

This is one of many exciting sites to visit in Antigua and definaltely a must see and full of history.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

We visited both the ruins of the church and the newer facility that is is pretty on the outside This is so worth the detour to see

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank evanses5
Reviewed 25 January 2019 via mobile

One of the many beautiful churches in Antigua. Not easy to maintain these large churches especially in a poorer country such as this. But they are certainly trying their best. One of the many beautiful churches we visited here.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kolletjie
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Response from luke47 | Reviewed this property |
The indoor market is named Nim Pot. It was once a movie theater. It is next to Frida'a Mexican Restaurant. You cannot bargain in there, but prices are reasonable.
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