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Iglesia de La Merced

Calle Real Xalteva, Granada, Nicaragua
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Granada
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural

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English first
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

A great sunset view of the city. Great spot for photo fanatics and to watch the sunset over the hills. Only a dollar to climb the steep narrow steps. Watch your head on the way up.

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pompano beach
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59 reviews 59 reviews
47 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Take time to sit, relax, and contemplate. The architecture is beautiful, and it is a "quiet retreat."

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

My purpose in visiting was photography at sunset and I wasn't disappointed. Nice views of the city and surrounds from the top.

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San Marcos, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Definitely was worth the $1.00 to walk up the ancient spiral staircase to get a birds' eye view of the City and surroundings. Sunset is spectacular.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This is the best view in Granada. Don´t bother going to the Cathedral´s tower. They made us wait about 45 mins to open the tower access. It alegedly opens at 9:30, so I´d recommend to stop by at 10:30ish.

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Columbia, Missouri
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160 reviews 160 reviews
26 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

The church itself is not very attractive, especially but inside, but the bell tower is worth the ~$1 admission to climb for the view.

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Lima, Peru
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Best $1 spent in Granada. The views from this bell tower are amazing (especially around sunset). If you happen to be there when the bells are rung (every 30 minutes) it is awesome, but cover your ears, it is quite loud! The stairs are pretty steep as well, so be careful but it is well worth it!!! It closes at... More 

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Payson, Arizona
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121 reviews 121 reviews
29 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Nice cathedral with interesting art and architecture. Great place to view Granada. Just pay $1 and take the stairs up to the bell tower and you can see it all. Great for photos. If you get there right at 9:30 am, you can even see the boy ring the bells.

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New York City, New York
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Check out the downstairs then pay the fee to go upstairs to the bell tower. Take in the view of Granada. It's very nice. Highly recommended to go around sunset.

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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The church building on itself has a very baroque vibe. Main sight is the bell tower. You can climb the tower for a small fee and have a fantastic view over the old city of Granada. And the classic view on the cathedral with behind it the lake.

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