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Address: 6 Av. and 13 Calle, Guatemala City, Guatemala
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The intricately carved wooden altar and the statue titled Jesus Nazareno...

The intricately carved wooden altar and the statue titled Jesus Nazareno del Perdon are the highlights in this church built between 1800 and 1851

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Nice church

Definitely worth seeing, although be prepared for a somewhat disappointing interior compared with the imposing exterior.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jarko2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth seeing, although be prepared for a somewhat disappointing interior compared with the imposing exterior.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

It is a really pretty church from the outside but also from the inside. It is ideal to go there m to have a quick look and rest.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Walking from my hotel to the Metropolitan Cathedral, I passed by this church. There was a mass going on which I joined. After the mass ended I took some pictures of its altar and its other beautiful sections. Before leaving the church, I approached the priest to greet him. He said that he does not speak Spanish so we said... More 

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Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

I visited La Iglesia de San Francisco as the town of Antigua was getting ready to celebrate their Easter or "semana Santa" week which is famously known. The Church is beautiful, great representation of the Spanish Colonial times. The images of the saints, Jesus and Mary are beautiful detailed. During my visit I could see that they had in front... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2014

Great Catholic Church, beautiful cathedral. Has a black Jesus that Pope John Paul visited. Across the Central Parque and the National Palace. Be careful as there are many pickpockets in the area.

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Hopatcong, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

Always wonder how much good the $ would have done for the people instead of for the fancy church. That being said, folks were there praying...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2012

Its a lovely church and for a small entrance you can walk around and photograph the ruins. A must see for the tourist in Antigua!

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