Wooden structure, nothing in common with a European stone Cathedral: Worth 5 minutes of your city tour.
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Highly recommend a visit to this church, designed by Eiffel. If in Arica, don't miss it! A very interesting visit.
If you go to Arica, you must go here. If you can go during the day AND night. The contrast is amazing. It's a cast iron church, and resonates like you think it would. Home to some birds, and amazing frescoes (12 stations are beautiful)....More
We were lucky to have a chance to visit this rather quaint little church during a recent cruise stop in Arica. It is an easy walk from the cruise port, a pleasant stroll through a palm lined plaza with local vendors selling this and that....More
This was the most lovely of buildings. The walk up to it is so pretty through a plazza. And then to enter this church. I loved it.
Built in prefab form and designed by Eiffel - he of the tower in Paris and the Statue of Liberty in New York. Unusual and striking; designed to withstand the frequent earthquakes which destroyed predecessors.
This tiny Church is a wonderful gem in Arica. Designed by the famous Gustave Eiffel in 1880 on behalf of the peruvian primeminister, the Church was fabricated in pieces in Paris at Eiffel´s place, transported half Way around the World and assembled in Arica. Amazing...More
A beautiful Church..given some of the Cathedrals we have seen in cities throughout Chile and Argentina not sure I would list it as a Cathedral. It is certainly noteworthy that this was a prefabricated design consisting of various sections shipped out to Chile complements of...More
Church looked great but was boarded off for works so couldnt see the entire outsides, or go inside. Maybe would be worth higher score if I could have seen more