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Absolutely stunning facade

What a treat to see the majestic facade of the Church of the Recollection. The architecture, the... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Michael B
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Worth a quick walk

Yet another stunning church near to several others in the city. We viewed this church initially... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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20 Mar 2018
“Absolutely stunning facade”
6 Mar 2018
“Worth a quick walk”
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

What a treat to see the majestic facade of the Church of the Recollection. The architecture, the color. While we barely got a peek, as mass was occurring, it was still well worth it to go by the church and revel in its beauty.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Yet another stunning church near to several others in the city. We viewed this church initially from the roof of the Cathedral. The facade is ornate baroque and best viewed in the afternoon or evening light. Well worth a quick walk from the Cathedral -...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a beautiful church situated in Leon. Its facade is stunning and it is certainly not to be missed if you're in the area.

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

I love old churches and I make a point of visiting them when I travel. This one for me is the most beautiful church of Leon. It is easily accessible, located downtown. It is well worth a visit

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The Cathedral gets all the press, but this church has really grown on me. It changes color at dusk. I'm tempted to book a room in the new hotel they're building across the street to get another view.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Stop by this beautiful church at sunset. The reflecting sun rays really make this place light up and shine!

Thank BD103
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Not a lot of stained glass,very rich in local Catholic culture,average size with a good local historical displays.

Thank David S
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This only one of the beautiful churches within walking distance of each other. This one is unmistakable from the gold colored exterior. We never got an opportunity to get a look inside, the doors were locked. There is plenty to admire from outside.

Thank Erik K
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The outside of this church with it's yellow ochre walls is truly stunning. Alas, when I visited, mass was going on and it was so jam packed with worshippers, I couldn't see inside. By the time I returned later, it was locked up; so I...More

2  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Churches in Nicaragua are so stunning! Spent a brief moment admiring this church as the sun was coming down. Just the architecture and color made it stand out in town. It was so lovely to admire!

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