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Address: Tegucigalpa, Honduras

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The church has an amazing look and there you have also views of the city. I guess the best way to go is in a car. Parts of the places you shouldn't miss in the city.

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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12 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The church has an amazing look and there you have also views of the city. I guess the best way to go is in a car. Parts of the places you shouldn't miss in the city.

Thank EduardoMejiaC
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Iglesia de la Merced is a beautiful church to see. Near the Universidad Nacional Autonomia de Honduras, it sits on top of a hill with a great view of th ecity below. There also is a monumnet to John Paul II. I would recommend visiting the church and then the university.

Thank joncallison
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2016

If you like historical place, get a local to take you to visit this place. Has even older historical church right next door. In small neighborhood.

Thank Tony S
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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48 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2014

You can feel the years of history as you walk inside. The statues all date back to colonial times and are lovingly cared for and dressed by volunteers, to keep them breathtakingly beautiful.

1 Thank Zivela
Cartersville, Georgia USA
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160 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Representative of Spanish colonial architecture. Great to spend some time (day only) wandering inside of the church, but don't go walking in the area.

2 Thank Weyland
Yellowknife, Canada
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2014

it is a must in Tegucigalpa it can be used a point to start and finish the visit of the historic centre

1 Thank Veillard
Puerto Cortes
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113 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2013

This church looks like just another Spanish colonial from the outside, but don't be fooled, go inside, it is beautiful! All done in gold and pastel colors, looking like the painters finished yesterday. and in front of it a square with a fountain kids can play in, statues, and surrounded by tiendas where you can get your souvenirs, and listen... More 

1 Thank bouchardjm
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2013

This area was renovated recently. The inside of the church is absolutely gorgeous, worth the visit just to see the inside woodwork of the altar. It´s also safe to visit now after the renovation.

1 Thank Ana J
Miami, FL. USA
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Easily accesible. Nicely decorated, especially during Christmas time when they place color lights on its front view. Appropriate place to attend a weekday service. Parking accesible on its side.

3 Thank Saltegi
Santorini, Greece
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2012

beautiful place to explore honduras history at day light only.

2 Thank Ariel M

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