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Address: Main St., Liberia 50101, Costa Rica
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This church was completed in 1865 and is now a museum.

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It was very interesting and was good to see the different things

I really enjoy visiting the church, every time I visit these churches, it reminds me of our Lord. I would encourage all tourists it is a must to visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 January 2016
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

I really enjoy visiting the church, every time I visit these churches, it reminds me of our Lord. I would encourage all tourists it is a must to visit.

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Richland, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

As others have posted this church was closed when we walked up to it. However, it was worth the few blocks walk from the Central Park just to see the simplicity of the architecture. It was actually very humbling. The church must be very beloved by the parishioners because the exterior was in pristine condition. Wish we could have seen... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

We drove into town to see the church but it was closed as another reviewer had posted. It was situated next to a plain plaza/playground. I checked every wooden door but they were all locked. There were some workers on the right of the church doing some landscaping and cleaning. Afterwards, we decided to drive to the Cathedral instead which... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

Near the center of town, La Ermita La Agonia has been nicely preserved to ensure memory of its 100+ years of existence. Its simple architectural style brings to mind the call for a simple but passionate life as a Christian disciple. The interior is rudimentary but beautiful in its historic space and furnishings. Take time for prayer and reflection after... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2013

Very nice, rather large church in the center of town - was definitely worth dropping in to see. It is an old church, but the outside architecture looks angular and modern. (We subsequently was other churches in Costa Rica with a similar structure). Large stairs led into the church. The feeling was spacious, and there were very beautiful statues in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2012

Beautiful 100+ year old colonial style church. Thankfully, Liberia has gotten a preservation society in place now to protect gems like this. Currently being renovated so I am hopeful it will be more beautiful than ever soon!

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Nicaragua
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2012

Small, old Colonial Style Church. The outside was painted nice and that is all I can say about it because it was closed...

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All over Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2012

Its a beautiful colonial Jewel, great for good pictures, lots of colonial and religious art. if closed look for the neighbor in the house in the corner she can lend you the key.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2012

A pretty little church but it seems closed for good. If you're expecting, as some of the guides say, Liberia to be full of Colonial marvels, you may be disappointed.

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