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Beautiful interior

This church is one of the oldest colonial churches in Bogota and has a very beautiful interior. As... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Jane N
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Beautiful.

This church gives you a good sense of the style and influence of the Spanish Colonialists. It is... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

This church is one of the oldest colonial churches in Bogota and has a very beautiful interior. As you enter you will see an amazing carved screen followed by a beautifully maintained church. The ceilings and arches are stunning. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

This church gives you a good sense of the style and influence of the Spanish Colonialists. It is truly beautiful inside and demonstrates extensive hand carving and detail that must have taken a large crew of artisans a lot of time to create. It's worth...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Lovely chapel opposite Nariño's Palace. It is very quiet once you go inside and the images and decorations are traditional and old-fashioned. If you like visiting churches, you must stop by this one, and go right to the altar, where you can appreciate its ornamentation...More

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Reviewed October 21, 2017

From the outside this is a very plain building indeed, but once you go inside - it is really quite beautiful. Once you pass the intricately carved screen at the doorway ( which was built so that the locals could hear the services but not...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2017

The oldest church in Bogota. Colombian churches don't have the violent images and assertive gilding of, say, Mexican churches -- I'd love to know why.

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Reviewed June 14, 2017

The brick outside of this church isn't very impressive and it looks very run down, but inside is really worth checking out. Not as ornate as some of the other churches on the opposite side of Plaza Bolivar, this is still worth seeing.

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

You should definitely get inside this church if you like churches and it's close to the presidential Palace and also to the archives of Bogota who are a beautiful building made by Rogelio Salmona, one of the top architects of Bogota!

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Reviewed March 31, 2017

Of all the churches in Bogota, this was for me the nicest. It was one of the more natural churches, not over elaborate, with a nice altar piece and splendid ceiling. The outside brickwork also makes it an attractive building overall.

Thank Nastame
Reviewed March 28, 2017

This is quite a beautiful church that is more impressive inside than out.There is a great deal of wood craving and an intricate roof.

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Reviewed November 9, 2016

Love to visit this little chapel next to the Palacio Nariño. Old, completely reconstructed, and done in a serious and lovely way. Absolutely adore the wooden door. Just love the atmosphere and go there every time I visit La Candelaria!

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