Iglesia de La Merced
Iglesia de La Merced
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  • Alex Lorenz
    New York City, New York60 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best view of Granada, beware of the staircase
    Beautiful church to visit for at least 15-20 mins! You pay $2 to go up a very small winding staircase and you'll be up to the bell tower, which has the best views of the city. You can also walk around the church and see beautiful paintings and one jesus in drag, which was a highlight for me. Recommend!
    Visited January 2024
    Traveled with friends
    Written February 5, 2024
  • chiefbluehawk
    Onalaska, Wisconsin166 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cool Cathedral!
    This place was very nice. They do offer a bell tower for a small rate. The Hotel Real Merced is right across the street. When we were there, it was Ash Wednesday and it was cool to hear the service going on and see all the people. The History of the buildings in Nicaragua and especially in Granada with the cathedarals are really cool.
    Visited February 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written March 12, 2024
  • Ted E
    Simi Valley, California1,018 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Climb the bell tower
    A colonial church. It’s amazing that it’s still standing so many years later. I’d say the highlight of our visit was climbing the bell tower to look out over the city. It costs 35 Cordóbas, but was well worth it. Also, every 15 minutes a man climbs the stairs to ring the bells by hand. Cover your ears 😃
    Visited June 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written June 3, 2024
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Ted E
Simi Valley, CA1,018 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
A colonial church. It’s amazing that it’s still standing so many years later. I’d say the highlight of our visit was climbing the bell tower to look out over the city. It costs 35 Cordóbas, but was well worth it. Also, every 15 minutes a man climbs the stairs to ring the bells by hand. Cover your ears 😃
Written June 3, 2024
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chiefbluehawk
Onalaska, WI166 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
This place was very nice. They do offer a bell tower for a small rate. The Hotel Real Merced is right across the street. When we were there, it was Ash Wednesday and it was cool to hear the service going on and see all the people. The History of the buildings in Nicaragua and especially in Granada with the cathedarals are really cool.
Written March 12, 2024
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Alex Lorenz
New York City, NY60 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Beautiful church to visit for at least 15-20 mins! You pay $2 to go up a very small winding staircase and you'll be up to the bell tower, which has the best views of the city. You can also walk around the church and see beautiful paintings and one jesus in drag, which was a highlight for me. Recommend!
Written February 5, 2024
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Kat
Glasgow, UK52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Beautiful church! The views from the bell tower are amazing, it only costs a dollar per person and it’s definitely worth it.
Written July 7, 2023
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Michele L
Langley, Canada18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
All the churches here are amazing to pop into. The views from the bell tower are so worth seeing! Especially at sunset.
Written February 27, 2023
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Michael W
Redding, CT1,739 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Friends
Strangely, the church was all locked up when we visited but we did manage to climb the tower. The views around the city are really good so it was certainly worth the climb.
Written February 1, 2023
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LolaGo1
Washington DC, DC6,628 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Solo
Per my guide, this was one of the churches that was burned down by the American who conquered Granada for 2 years.

The mass was going on during my visit so I quickly and discreetly took some pictures. I’ll visit it again to climb to the tower and take more photos. We saw some people at the tower covering their ears when the bells were rang. The sounds made were deafening!
Written December 4, 2022
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The World is My Oyster
Orlando, FL21,653 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Couples
This was by far the most amazing place we visited while in Granada. The pictures we got at sunset from up in the tower were just breathtaking and spectacular! If you only do one thing here, you want to go there at sunset!
Written April 20, 2022
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moviegeekjn
Phoenix, AZ2,318 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Solo
Worthwhile to see interior--peaceful and serene. And I had the good fortune to come when a talented singer was practicing for an upcoming service.

They advertise the best city view that you access by climbing a winding narrow set of stairs.for $1.
Written April 6, 2022
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Kyle R
Dartmouth, Canada4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2020
While traveling through Nicaragua I saw many locations. that make me want to visit again. The history and architecture is amazing.
Written April 12, 2021
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