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Iglesia de la Merced

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Address: Avenida Gral San Martin 936, Ushuaia V9410BFW, Argentina
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Not a major destination point, but if you are strolling the main street in Ushuaia, you might want to investigate. The doors may be closed during early afternoon hours as many of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Niles, Michigan
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Niles, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a major destination point, but if you are strolling the main street in Ushuaia, you might want to investigate. The doors may be closed during early afternoon hours as many of the businesses are in this city. We checked out the gift shop and found an interesting array of nativity scenes that reflect the local culture. If you are... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Built by the prisoners of Ushuaia in olden times this doesn't have very intricate architecture. However the interior is very pleasing with buttery yellow walls. It is quite warm inside on a windy and cold day.

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South America
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The church is really small and is not special in many ways. The thing that makes it stand out is that the building and much of the interior is bright yellow. If you pass by, which you probably will due to the location of it, pop in and have a look. But don't plan to spend more than 5 minutes... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

The central church in Ushuaia. Simple and nothing special. You won't miss it when you're in the heart of the city centre.

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Kolkata, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

A small church located in the centre of the town of Ushuaia, it remains closed for most of the time but if you are lucky enough to visit the interiors, you would be astonished to see how simple a church can be. The outer facade colours of red and yellow is just horrible.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

We stopped in here while walking down San Martin Street just before Christmas. It's has a painted interior. The altar is very nice. It's located in downtown and very easy to get to.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Plain church No stained glass - None... well one actually one near the holy water basin Also a very plain plaster ceiling Nice nativity scene on entrance and another near the front Side walls adorned with the signs of the cross. But still worth a visit.

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Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

This is not an ornate church, as sometimes seen throughout South America. It is a place of worship for the locals, providing simple pleasures and meeting basic needs. The bell tower stands high above, and can be seen afar. Hope this helps, if or when you come to Ushuaia.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

I'm very much interested in churches and museums so the first thing I did after embarking from my cruise ship in Ushuaia in late December 2014 was to visit this church. It is a short walk from the Port, about 6-8 minutes. I took me longer to reach it while walking on Avenida Martin because I was also looking at... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

It is a great church on the Ushuaia skyline but the inside is not very spectacular. The whole complex is quite large.There is a nice gift show next door.

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