Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel of Candonga, Cordoba

(150+ reviews on the web)
Religious Site Tourist Spot
Admire the quaint and charming Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel of Candonga, a colonial-era historic church and landmark of Cordoba province. Originally built in the 18th century, the white chapel was restored in 1941 and declared a National Historic Monument. Trek the scenic mountain road to get to Candonga, possibly named for the mules that spent the winter their on their way to Potosi. Seek refuge in the tranquil organic garden, admire the simple colonial architecture, or visit the church restaurant for a snack or some tea. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Cordoba holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel of Candonga and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
map
Create a full Cordoba itinerary

Plan your trip to Cordoba

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Cordoba by other users

31 days in Argentina, Chile & Asuncion BY A USER FROM MEXICO September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 19 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM RUSSIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 34 days in Central Argentina BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA June, outdoors, relaxing, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 56 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM KENYA July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 50 days in Asia, Europe, Africa, South America, Mexico & South Pacific BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 35 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in Argentina BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA November, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 29 days in South America BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Argentina & Uruguay BY A USER FROM DOMINICAN REPUBLIC February, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • According to documents, the construction was carried out between 1720, year in which the land was bought, and 1762, date recorded in a bell, now nonexistent in the steeple of the chapel. The Candonga ...  more »
  • This is a small church that dates from the XVIII century and it was declared National Historic Munument in 1941. It's not far from Córdoba, only around 50 km. But the way can be a lit long as the road...  more »
  • This Chapel is very original, simple, Candonga located west of route E-53 entering the height of between gold and Salsipuedes water-based. It is a place of difficult access, since there is no public transport. There is a stay at the front where you can have lunch and snack. Highly recommended to visit by car.
    View original