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Lovely small church with heritage and history.
The Santos are worthy of note ... front right and back right corner is a real wonder of carving.
- Q-trip: retreat across the street to el Drug Store
for a Capp in the sun on the street.
This basilica is quite spectacular and well kept. I visited in January, so the nativity was still on display as it was Epiphany. Also saw the inside, which was quite remarkable.
Overall, I thought this was the best sight/attraction in the town of Colonia del...More
The Basilica has a most unusual altar feature for its time and even now; an back lit semi-circular alcove that features a very large monstrance (receptacle for displaying the Sacred Host or Blessed Sacrament). There are many statues of the Virgin and saints. The outside...More
Very simple but charming church, originally build in the 1600's and rebuild and remodeled in later dates, it reminds me of the old monasteries churches of Europe. with a few images on the walls and having the main focus on the altar.
It is a...More
A visit to Colonia is not complete without a stop at the Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento. It stands tall amongst the Historic Square and is open to the public. I like the simplicity of its design. No matter your religious beliefs, the basilica provides a...More