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Plaza de Nercon, Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went angain for a second time and found out the church only opens for mass on Sundays. A pity there isn't a system in place for it to be open more often. Well kept on the outside and cemetery has excavations going on that cause...More

Thank Rosa Maria L
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Walking distance from Castro, lovely church, 1 USD donation for tourists to enter. Walking distance from Castro but also parking around the green opposite the church.

1  Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We visited on Monday and it was closed. There was nothing anywhere that told you when it was open It looks quite beautiful from the outside, with just original wood not painted One saving grace was that we saw sea lions in the bay

1  Thank Sue K
Reviewed February 18, 2018

there are a number of UNESCO churches on Isla Chiloe, and we booked a tour to see them. The wooden structure is amazing and continues to serve the local population. It is worthwhile to walk around the grounds outside and see many of the family...More

Thank RCHR2017
Reviewed January 23, 2018

If you are exploring these incredible wood design churches, this is one to see, an easy walk from the town centre.

Thank Murray F
Reviewed November 20, 2017

We drove up here a Saturday (as we stayed in Castro for the weekend) and found the church closed. The church is a beauty in its own and certainly worth the drive, but it was disappointing to find a UNESCO Heritage site closed on a...More

Thank GunnfromNorway
Reviewed November 16, 2017

The exterior is nice but similar to other churches in Chiloe. The church was closed when we arrived on a Monday afternoon. Our guide said it is often closed but I cannot say whether he is correct. Best to be sure it will be open...More

Thank Stan B
Reviewed October 3, 2017

The church is in amazing condition and is in a peaceful area just outside of Castro. The inside isn't all that impressive, but the grounds are very pretty and well kept. There is also an interesting cemetery behind the church. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank jmr519
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

The church, on the UNESCO World Heritage list, is well worth a visit. It is located south of Castro - some 10 minutes by car. In this church we could climb up to the top floor. Here we had a view over the colorful cemetery....More

1  Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Even though is not a fancy or big church to visit, it was the only church (from a total of eight that I visited) that you can go to the second floor, walk around it, and see how it is constructed.

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