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Historical stop to talk about

This site is said, still have some things, besides the architecture, that have a couple hundred... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Medellin, Colombia
Historic church

The oldest remaining colonial style church in the city. It dates back to 1682. The façade was used... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
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Carrera 2c 49a No. 50-85, Medellin 050014, Colombia
+57 2 3133332
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

This church (along with many other churches in Medellin) has some juicy history to tell. We passed while taking Walking Tour

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

This site is said, still have some things, besides the architecture, that have a couple hundred years ago, a must when students go for a walk in downtown to listen history in Spanish to improve listening, and talk about the first Medellin´s buildings; when it...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

The oldest remaining colonial style church in the city. It dates back to 1682. The façade was used as the template for many other churches of the era.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is a church near Plaza Botero and it's definitely not the look that fascinates but the story behind it and especially its' location.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Right in the heart of the city, the focus of the religious life of Medellin is here. It's a rather plain church, but there is still quite a lot of interesting statuary and relics to see. It's one of the few colonial buildings in the...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

The architecture of this church is rather basic when compared to its rivals in the city and when you compare it to Bogota but a rather lovely inside and it is not a sight that is out of the way so can be done on...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

The history behind this old cathedral is worth investigation; the original founding of Medellin was in Poblado, but there were strict rules against the mixing of races. As such, they established this church for crioles, or those not born in Spain with pure Spanish blood....More

Thank SamiamaGringoPaisa
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a nice old church. Not a cathedral and small. The visit was worthwhile because I was in the area. I would not make a apecial trip to visit here, but if you are in the area do stop in and have a look

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Walking out of Parque Berrio Station, you are faced with the twin towers of this white Basilica. Originally from 1649, it was rebuilt in 1767. Today it was open for services and we were able to see the bright white interior contrasting with its dark...More

Thank Gene J
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Surrounded by shops, vendors, etc, this church could be easily missed. I did not know the name of this church, but the locals milling in front of the church were helpful. This white church is small, has some statues on its sides, and an altar...More

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