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Reviewed February 14, 2019

I stayed in a district near this district and viewed this beautiful architecture from the outside. This church was hit by an earthquake but has never been restored. Too Bad, because it is gorgeous!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

Almost destroyed by an earthquake it is on and off said to be under reconstruction/renovation. It would be wonderful if they would fix it up. The outside is beautiful and sits with wounded grace.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

This is kinda neat, but in no means a sole destination as it is a building facade as you cannot enter and it is not being used.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

This beautiful church was damaged by an earthquake and instead of repairing it, they built a new cathedral. So now, the church is home to a wake of vultures. I couldn't even begin to count them, but it is a sight worth seeing. It's next...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Such a shame that a once beautiful church has been allowed to decay to such an extent. Hopefully the money will be found at some stage to restore it to it's former glory.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

This is a small adobe church in Barranco near the Plaza. It is not in great shape, is worth a quick look if you are in the area. I found some history about it from one of the TA reviews here but could not find...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

This colorful adobe church still shows its glory in the beautiful yellow tone. We visited as part of the day tour to see the Barranco area: Bridge of Sigh, the ocean, plaza, and the park nearby. Beautiful and romantic setting. Great sunset in this area.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed December 13, 2015

Built by a baker for his devout wife, this adobe church is now suffering from age with its roof needing a critical rebuild in order to save the church. As a historical member of the architectural community of buildings in Barranco, this church has its...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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