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All reviews oldest building steeped in history bell tower plain inside wooden roof spanish colonial style worth a visit side chapels chilli latin america virgin mary earthquake survived iglesia cloisters stone mass
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

This church an the museum were next door to our hotel in Santiago, the church is a beautiful colonial one and the museum has a good sample of colonial statuary, ornaments and other religious items

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Plenty of history. The recovery from the earthquake has been good. The art and architecture are worth seeing.

Thank TabernashColorado
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Small church but with a great architecture and atmosphere - a pearl in the middle of a busy downtown - don’t miss it!

Thank Sandro M
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Beautiful Church. I found the architecture to be amazing. Surprised that it has not been damaged more over the years by the earthquakes. Would recommend if in the area.

Thank Curtez151
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This building is one of the oldest in the country and has survived multiple earthquakes. The church is full of Spanish paintings and other art forms in the unique style of the time. The attached museum also contains an amazing array of extremely old ecclesiastical items and art works which can not be photographed so the only way to see them is to go there. Well worth the small entry fee but take your translator because there is very little information in English.

Thank terryannenagel
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

This churchl has with standed all sorts of earthquakes and its the beauty of the hart of the down town area vey close to also the Santa Lucia Hill so walking around is rich of information near this church

Thank CasonaLoAguirre
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

My guide advised that this 16th century church was Santiago's oldest building. It has survived numerous earthquakes, but obviously has been restored and changed over time. There was a service in progress when I visited, which added richness to the experience. This church is easy to find in central Santiago and worth a visit.

Thank Reconnoiterer
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This church is a gem that we saw on a Sunday morning walking tour of Santiago. It oozes history and is a very awe inspiring building. There was a church service happening when we visited and this made it more memorable. The walls, the ceiling and the overall impression of the building were great. It is certainly worth a visit just to soak up the history of one of Santiago’s oldest buildings.

Thank B9637XMroberts
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

This is an old building and was consecrated in 1622 - but since then it has suffered earthquake damage and has been rebuilt in various stages thru time. The present bell tower is Victorian in style and had a fancy clock in the towerAS you enter into the main knave you notice that the walls are just plain stone with arches and the roof is decorated in a geometric wood/plaster(?) designs that are also painted. There are 2 side chapels.
Outside is a fountain and in the entrance doorway a beggar!
Worth visiting if you are in the area.

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Not worth a special trip, but if you are in the area then stick your head in. The outside has an interesting mix of construction materials and a clock tower. I didn't find the inside to be especially pretty. There was a beggar at the door.

Thank 234worldtraveler567
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