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Review of Iglesia Matriz

Iglesia Matriz
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Owner description: Strikingly stark and simple in design, this 17th-century church is one of the oldest in Uruguay.
Reviewed February 6, 2014

It was so nice to see a church that is plain after the excessive wealth being displayed in many of the churches and cathedrals throughout South America. Oldest church in Uruguay. Sit down and contemplate the simple way the church is laid out and let your thoughts drift. What a nice change.

1  Thank ichibanwanderer
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Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

As far as Latin American churches go this one is quite plain. Reasonable old it may be, it is only rustic though and in no way spectacular. It's just like Colonia...average!

Thank david h
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Reviewed January 25, 2014

I had the opportunity to see/ attend the Sunday Mass, with the Priest from Buenos Aires, and local people. Nice mass, a lot of peace, and good words. Make me feel soooo good .

Thank DeniseSP2012
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

Although it is not spectacular, it is worth a visit. It is a piece of the conflicting Colonia past. The church is well maintained and is located in a very pleasant part of the city.

Thank Robby2012
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Reviewed November 16, 2013

Nice outdoor views, especially when the light shines through the bell towers, but the inside is very plain, not ornate in any way.

Thank marquestra
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