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Calle Lavalle s/n, Purmamarca Y4619ADA, Argentina
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Reviewed February 5, 2019

This pretty little church sits on the main square. In front are large old trees. On the day of our visit a wedding was about to take place. We were graciously invited to attend. We didn't attend the ceremony but we did photograph the arrival...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

While in Purmamarca stop by this little church on the square. As you stand in front of it let ok up and see the cross and the cactus on the mountain above.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

The church is rather small and unassuming but what makes it special is the fact that it is almost 500 years old! Of great historic value.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

Excellent ancient church just off the main square in Purmamarca. Very simple compared to others in the region but great example of spectacular Cactus wood interior.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 9, 2017

Set off the tiny main square of Purmamarca and named for the local patron, it is not much of a visit.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 24, 2017

The large wooden beams supply the entry structure and just inside you notice the beautiful patterns of the ceiling wood which I assume to be cactus. Woodwork predominates throughout. Located at one end of Square it can't be missed.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed January 10, 2017

VEry nice church, simple but very well done. It is surrounded by many algarrobo trees, one of which is 700 years old. Very beautiful....

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank GabyML1301
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Not as beautifully decorated as, for instance the church at Uquia further up the Valley, this church nonetheless is a typical example of the colonial places of worship in the region.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 703maryt
Reviewed June 3, 2013

People from the Puna are very religious and treat the church as a serious part of their daily culture and rituals. August is "pagan time", when they have nice indoors cerimonies for the "pacha mama".

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank RBerbara
Reviewed April 13, 2013

this well preerved church is simple a beautiful. built hundreds of years ago it is unique and lovely

Date of experience: March 2013
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