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Museo de Arte Colonial y Religioso La Merced

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Una belleza!!

Just entering this place was incredible ...the walls and structure date back to colonial times of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
marcosquintero
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Cali, Colombia
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Impressive church

Less know spit with incredible find This was a surprise with gold leaf plated displays there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
badrax
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Carrera 4 No 6-117, Cali 760045, Colombia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just entering this place was incredible ...the walls and structure date back to colonial times of Cali. The paintings hanging are so gorgeous and they look so humbly hung on the adobe walls ...it added character to everything. The museum is small but the place...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marcosquintero
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Less know spit with incredible find This was a surprise with gold leaf plated displays there appear out of place but made a great phot

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank badrax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little gem in a beautiful cloister and church. The museum is small but very well made and very interesting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maria D
Reviewed 20 August 2018

directly in front of this church across the street is an awesome school for actors and actresses. if you want to see beautiful people and talent, I recommend coming here and chatting up the Colombians. you wont regret your experience here .

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank titotorbellino
Reviewed 15 April 2018

You can feel transported several centuries back. It is the historical place of Cali, very beautiful, very safe to walk around. Close to this place the best pandebonos of Cali.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

La Merced, right in the center of the city, is part of the very traditional historical atractions that Cali has to offer its visitors. It is filled with very nice architectural designs and stories that will make your imagination fly. This place was once a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank William D
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Beautiful old building, I believe it was a monestary or church. Parts of the original walls remain. Lush courtyard in the middle with rooms around the garden, each representing different eras in Colombian history. Well worth the time.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Heidi W
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Only open during work ours. There for 3 Days and was closed those three days. They should definitely open on Saturday so tourists and the locals could have a chance to see inside. Looks well preserved but could only wander around the outside. Have a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank alistairm2013
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Located next to the Iglesia dela Merced, this museo is easy to find. Entrance fee is 4,000 Colombian pesos. I was the only guest during my visit and Snyder, the guide on duty was very helpful and kind. He offered to take my pictures when...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A good museum to pop by, but not essential. It is sad to see so much art fading away in the elements. The nun there was very friendly and gave us a very personable tour. The best part was to see the oldest wall in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Sophistikid-Foodie
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