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Don't Miss This Place

This town and its church is about 20-30 minutes from Xela by car. Don't miss it. We were there on a... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Nancy D
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Los Angeles, California
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A lovely example of Mayan and Catholic syncretism

The Church of San Andres Xecul is so colourful the highlight is the bright yellow west facade, on... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
RichardEllis70
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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12 Oct 2016
“Don't Miss This Place”
21 Apr 2016
“A lovely example of Mayan and Catholic syncretism”
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This town and its church is about 20-30 minutes from Xela by car. Don't miss it. We were there on a Sunday as a wedding and sever baptisms were being completed. We were lucky to see the inside of the church. It is a small...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

The Church of San Andres Xecul is so colourful the highlight is the bright yellow west facade, on which some 200 painted sculptures of human figures, angels, monkeys, fruit, corn, quetzel birds appear in glorious technicolor. Inside the church are images of Christ, and chandeliers...More

1  Thank RichardEllis70
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