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Church of San Felipe Neri (Oratorio de San Felipe de Neri)

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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We arrived mid afternoon to see the church and found it deserted with some construction work going on. The door had no sign on it with opening times and no sign to say we had to knock. We left in the end feeling fairly disappointed.

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Reviewed July 16, 2018

This hisorical churh and building is lovely. It's best to go in the afternoon after school is finished for the day and take in the views from the roof top of the city.

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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Excellent church with a very picturesque courtyard and fabulous views of the ‘white city’ from the roof. The highest you can go is one of the two bell towers. Entry was 15 Bolivianos but I think this varies. Self guided.

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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views of Sucre, very neat rooftop area. I also walked around and looked through the class room windows which was cool to see "school life" in Sucre

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Reviewed December 27, 2017

Visited this place with my wife who’s from Sucre and ot was an unforgettable experience. The rooftop is amazing and you can see the whole Sucre from there.

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

This hidden gem was one of my favorite activities in Sucre. If you want spectacular views of the "white city" this is the place! It is a little tricky to get to. It is open after 2 pm on most days. To get in, if...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Amazing views from the mirador at the top. The church itself is small and quaint. A nice place to visit if you have a spare hour or so.

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

There's no printed guide, so it was nice to go with a teacher from my language school. There a great views from the roof, and interesting paintings of the early fathers, and a very Bolivian Last Supper, with Guinea Pig as the featured dish.

Thank James M
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

I asked to a vendor at the corner, and she told me that you have to enter through the school next to the church and it is available only from 3pm. I couldn't enter coz of my schedule.

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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing and the views are stunning from the top. As previous people have mentioned you can only attend after 2.30pm as it is a functioning school. The entrance is on Calle Nicholas Ortiz. Pay 15BoBs upon entry and then head up to...More

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