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Inglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Merced

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Address: Plaza de los Trabajadores, Camaguey, Cuba

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Worth to take a look at this church

When going through the centre of Camagüey, take a few minutes to look inside this church. Not too ostentateous, some imposing statues and carvings.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

When going through the centre of Camagüey, take a few minutes to look inside this church. Not too ostentateous, some imposing statues and carvings.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Located at Plaza de los Trabajadores, it is Camagüey’s most distinguished church and at one point the largest in Cuba. A parishioner inside the church tried to explain to me its history — a chapel was built here in 1601 and some kind of miraculous figure ascended to heaven from there. The present church was erected in 1748 and later... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

If you are in Camaguey .Imposing well restored building in a pretty plaza .You enter the church through a garden .The main feature is the silver altar covered in silver coins which is very effective .

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Impressive interior, a number of impressive buildings surrounding the Plaza de los Trabajadores outside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

This is a beautiful church approached through a delightful garden. There is not charge for entrance or the guide but donations to the church funds are welcomed. The altar is magnificent and just to its right is a shimmering, multi-tiered coffin made from silver coins. Beneath the altar area is a tiny crypt.

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