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Iglesia de La Merced

Calle Real Xalteva | Barrio Xalteva, Granada, Nicaragua
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“bell tower” (186 reviews)
Calle Real Xalteva | Barrio Xalteva, Granada, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To see Granada as a whole, there is no better place that the lookout at Merced. It will expose that beauty you were a part of in the streets, a view to remember!

Thank Iffat N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The top of the tower provides the best view of the city (really the only view). However, the tower is part of the Church, so it will cost you$1 to walk up very narrow and steep steps. (There is no access for disabled individuals)

Thank allen12rusty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful church and beautiful architecture. Granada has alot of churches and this one is among the best architecturally. Its a bit off the main square but there is a super nice restaurant next to it

Thank Michelange M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ever since I saw a picture of Granada taken from its' bell tower, I knew that I would have to make my way to Nicaragua. While the spectacular views of the city are an icing on the cake, the church itself is quite beautiful and...More

Thank gk8795
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing view! Climb to the top of the bell tower of this beautiful ornate church and you see for miles across the city and Lake Nicaragua. It's a tough climb on narrow little steps but believe me it's worth it for the vista...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure you go to the top of the bell tower because it offers fantastic views of the city, definitely a must do.

Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

You can go on the top and have a fantastic view of Granada. It's a beautiful church with a lot of charm. Going up to the top is a bit odd because the stairs are so narrow, but it is definitely worth it! And please,...More

Thank Samantha R
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Iglesia de La Merced is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, church in the Americas. The history is amazing and totally worth a visit. We went inside and also paid $1 to climb to the top. It has beautiful views of Lake Nicaragua...More

Thank Kirsten S
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Reeally nice view on the city form the top! Small tiny staircase but the view worth the effort :-) check the time to visit

Thank Dromeluk
Reviewed May 10, 2017

The church interior is very plain but what a view if you walk up to the Bell Tower. You get a 360 of this charming city.

Thank yellowjack2
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Hi there. Is there a website for this property? I am interested in booking info. Thanks!
December 22, 2014|
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Response from Harpers0512 | Reviewed this property |
No . Its just a small church, you just walk up, pay your dollar and go up. There is no tour
Will you be open for the hike and tour on Christmas Day, 12-25-14? Thank you!
December 17, 2014|
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Response from jennifer c | Reviewed this property |
Well, the church will most likely be open since they offer mass on Christmas day. As for the bell tower I am not quite sure if it will be open or not. However, if it is for $1 you can go to the top and see a spectacular view... More