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Next to Plaza Botero

This church can be found a few blocks away from Plaza Botero therefore you must swing by and check... read more

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Historical stop to talk about

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

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Medellin, Colombia
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Calle 51 50 51, Medellin 050010, Colombia
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Reviewed today

This church can be found a few blocks away from Plaza Botero therefore you must swing by and check out this church whilst in the area. It is a stunning little church with a lot of character and its pristine which exterior makes it very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

This is one of the older churches in the city. It’s small and quaint but very serene. We visited as part of a walking tour. Whilst it was nice to visit, it’s not someone I would make a special trip just to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 13 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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.

Date of experience: February 2018
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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.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 21 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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Jarko2015
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 2 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

Date of experience: February 2017
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