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La iglesia es hermosa pero fuimos por el órgano que es uno de los más grandes de América muy linda visita more »The Church is beautiful but we were by the organ that it is one of the largest in America very nice visit
Pertenece a la comunidad Palotina. Cuenta con el órgano de tubos más grande de Sudamérica, con 4700 tubos con carrillón, traído de Alemania. Hace pocos años fue restaurada quedando impecable. Vale la ... more »It belongs to the community of Palotina. It has the pipe organ largest in South America, with 4700 tubes with chimes, brought from Germany. A few years ago was restored and flawless. It is worth visiting it.
Se aprecia su magnifica torre desde una cuadra antes de llegar por su altura. La fachada es enorme, vale la pena visitarla. more »Can be seen its magnificent Tower from one block before you arrive for your height. The facade is huge, it is worth visiting it.
In this church we can admire the South America's largest pipe organ
Beautiful church Gothic, which belongs to the Congregation of palotina.
In August 1886, the Congregation of the Pallottine fathers settled in Mercedes, they rented and then purchased a building that had been a convent of the Sisters of mercy Irishwoman. In later years they were adding the remaining lots of the Apple and the opposite, in 1887 the St. Patrick school opens and opens the first chapel. The present Church is the third and final Temple opened on March 17, 1932, being the main contributor the Keating family for its construction. The temple was designed by arq. Austrian Ernst Pfrechner and built by the engineer Luis Curutchet, was raised with a rare speed for the time, a year and five months. It is neo-Gothic style and has a tower seventy-two meters in height and of 27 meters. The high altar of Carrara marble and was executed in that Italian city by artist Bonetti. The stained glass windows, which were carried out on rock crystal by a firm from Germany, reaching a surface of 450 square meters, one of the largest in South America. Outside, the façade has a single central tower with rosette, watch on all four sides, Bell Tower and upper. Another needle, smaller in size, is located on the cruise. The ornamental elements refer almost exclusively to the gargoyles, with mythological animals, the gable (auction acute triangle that tops some Gothic buildings) is crowned by the sculpture of St. Patrick. Inside your equipment deserves highlight is the magnificent 4,700 pipe organ from the firm of g. f. Steinmeyer & co, in Bavaria, Germany, with an electric keyboard that has connection with the chimes of 24 bells, also of Germanic origin. It is also remarkable the rich craftsmanship of the built-in wooden confessionals.
Beautiful, has the body most big in Latin America. All July 09 and 25 may become concerts of campaigns and close playing the anthem at the belfry
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