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Address: Almirante Latorre esquina San Martin, Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile
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Made entirely of wood, this striking church was designed by an Italian...

Made entirely of wood, this striking church was designed by an Italian architect in a blend of Neo-Gothic and classic design.

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A Mystical Place

Located at the south of Chile, this incredible island is one of the most beautiful places in the country. Well known for its legends, churches, myths and "palafitos" - which are... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at the south of Chile, this incredible island is one of the most beautiful places in the country. Well known for its legends, churches, myths and "palafitos" - which are very special and beautiful houses located at the sea shore. The churches are highly important in this city as most of them were declared world heritage by the UNESCO... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I booked a one day tour of Chiloe from Puerto Varas. Much cheaper to book in Puerto Varas than booking before you are in Chile. One day provides just a glimpse of the 'mysterious' island. The church, in Castro, is beautiful, and demonstrates the soaring, warm use of wood. Poignant sculptures and rays of light highlighting the beauty of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This beautiful and interesting church is a beacon in the skyline of Castro. It's unusual exterior colors are bright yellow with a touch of red and purple. We were told by the custodian that the colors were to match some ceremonial robes. Inside there is amazing wooden construction beautifully cared for. The are magnificent statues throughout the church as well.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Very special place, in the city centre close to the mall and coast line. Typical Chiloe architecture and colours, very popular with international and local tourists. A great church to photograph, has a great history and valuable to local people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The churches of Chiloe are famous and this one is really beautiful. We even managed to coincide with a live concert and it was a beautiful experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This Church is made by blocks of wood, is quite impressive and beautiful. Do not miss unique kind of construction and part of the local history

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Fairly interesting structure. The wooden aspect was cool to see. Bright yellow building that frankly you can't miss in town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

This church rivals any stone structure from Europe's Middle Age in size and splendor. We were lucky to see it just after 11 AM Sunday Mass. A must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

If visiting Castro, you will not miss the church. Its yellow and purple paint cannot be missed on one corner of Plaza de Armas. And it is worth seeing inside. All built in wood. Gives a warm atmosphere. And typical church architecture of the Chiloe islands.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

easy to see and get to . A must when you are in Castro just to check out the arquitecture. No problem with parking

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