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Simple but beautiful

Drove past this as part of a car tour and it caught my eye so I made the effort to return. A simple... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Chelsea B
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Lovely church now used for musical concerts

Located down by the harbour, the Iglesia de San Francisco de Paula is a remnant of a larger church... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Ian C
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 October 2014

This Architectonic Monument seems insignificant and small. Actually, many years ago it was largest and imposing. In 1664, a hospital (only for women), and a hermitage were erected in the place, but destroyed by a hurricane in 1739 they were reconstructed again with richest details...More

1  Thank gandhy2014
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Drove past this as part of a car tour and it caught my eye so I made the effort to return. A simple but gorgeous building.

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Located down by the harbour, the Iglesia de San Francisco de Paula is a remnant of a larger church dating from 1663 now used mainly for baroque and renaissance music concerts. Architecturally quite simple, the stone interior, with a vaulted nave and dome, contains good...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 21 January 2018

This is a lovely church and looks stunning. When we arrived we could not enter the church (pity) but the building looks very good !

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 29 August 2017

small. but unique, attractive church. located across the street from a popular arts market. catches one eye and one can admire it's nice beauty.

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Small church with a pretty stained class window inside. Not really worth a separate trip to visit, but as it is right next to the souvenir market (Feria de Artesania Almacenes de San Jose), it is worth taking a look inside if you are in...More

Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful church - full of rich history. Historic architecture, fabricated from coral stone. Ornate, humbling, peaceful place to give thanks.

Thank Flyby0161
Reviewed 20 May 2016

the 18th century church is ideally located south of old Havana, a colonial promenade will take you to its very steps... Enjoy a Camerata Romeu concert at this venue, a memory that will dwell in you forever...

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Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stumbled on this church by accident while looking for the Russian Orthodox church. It is in the middle of a busy road. The outside is rather unassuming and the inside is quite modern. Above the altar there is a 3 part stained glass window...More

Thank IvyD-L
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We stopped by the church last week after spending some time at the Mercado. The architecture is as unique as its charm and I love that it looked really old. It is a little further outside the city, but well worth stopping by.

1  Thank SteveR426
Reviewed 28 October 2014

This Architectonic Monument seems insignificant and small. Actually, many years ago it was largest and imposing. In 1664, a hospital (only for women), and a hermitage were erected in the place, but destroyed by a hurricane in 1739 they were reconstructed again with richest details...More

1  Thank gandhy2014
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