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Iglesia San Francisco de Paula

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Uquia, Argentina
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went there and did get it, we walked in and didn’t se much, nor found any information about the church. Would skip it, but the market outside is nice.

Thank line lundsbakke... p
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Quiet village church with fascinating insight into early colonial times. The paintings of angels, guns and flamingo wings are the obvious highlight. However the small token cabinet full of tiny silver offerings is very poignant. The solid silver key to the church is worth holding...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2017

It is very small church with old paintings on the walls. It was nice to see, but it is hard to spend there more then 20 min. And watch the time it is open, just few hours a day. I'd recommend to combine with Quebrada...More

Thank Rustem A
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Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Delightful religious art from Cusco adorns the walls. We were told that the series of paintings was like a "manual" on how to use the musket. The angels have flamingo wings and are dressed in fancy 17th Century European clothing. The church was built in...More

Thank Mary T
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Reviewed March 29, 2016

My wife & had a short stop here on the way back from Humahuaca, as it's just set back from the main road. Worth a few minutes, as it's quite sweet and gives an impression of what small village churches may be like.

Thank Henso
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Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is the kind of church located inside a small you'd drive past if you didn't know better. Luckily we were with Angelica Valdez de Zaleski who must know this region like the back of her hand. We stopped by the village about half an...More

Thank K T
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Reviewed May 18, 2014

We were lucky that our guide took us to see this church on the way to Humahuaca. We never would have found it without knowing about it in advance. It is in a very small town off the highway. It has the most beautiful gold...More

Thank Harriette W
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Reviewed August 31, 2013

This beautiful church in Uquia is one of the many colonial churches in Jujuy. It has a fine collection of paintings from the Cusco School of Art . (the Incas were taught to paint for the Spanish and put their own symbols in the paintings)...More

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Reviewed December 25, 2012

You must plan a visit to this unique church and see the development and transformation of cristian religeous paintings when it moves from Europe to SA. A must see place.

Thank Adomvatik
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Reviewed November 16, 2012

This church is lovely and the paintings are amazing; 9 angeles arcabuceros. It is a bit of an effort to get there from Salta - by bus - but well worth the effort.

Thank falcarragh
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