Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima, Purmamarca

4.2
#3 of 17 in Historic Sites in Province of Jujuy
Visit an atmospheric place of worship at Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima, a colonial-era structure dating back to the mid-17th century. The church's whitewashed exterior is in keeping with the style of similar buildings from the same period, while the ceiling--made from local cactus plants--adds a rustic and aged charm to the interior. Step inside to find 17th-century paintings depicting scenes from the Bible and the history of Catholicism in the country, including episodes from the life of Santa Rosa de Lima, the first saint native to the New World. The church dominates the main town square along with an impressive tree, said to be more than a thousand years old. Using our custom trip planner, Province of Jujuy attractions like Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 15, 2017
    It is a beautiful and simple Temple relic of the early 17th century that you can not miss. Excellently preserved.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Linda Church. Simple, according to the place in which it is located. It is opposite the main square.
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  • August 7, 2017
    It is located opposite the Plaza 9 de Julio. Building in good condition. Simple Church. Photos may not be drawn inside.
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  • March 10, 2016
    It's hard to miss this cool white church in the center of town. Worth stopping by to check it out. I also enjoyed the old tree in the courtyard.
  • May 7, 2017
    Get up early. Cross the square. Get to the parish. Sit in silence. Observe carefully. Feel. Beautiful experience.
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  • July 22, 2017
    Very well-preserved linda has more than 500 years
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  • January 24, 2017
    It is simple, austere and small but warm, homely and very cute. Its architecture follows the style of all the people, with irregular walls of adobe. It runs in a short time, is in the main square so it is stop mandatory.
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  • May 25, 2017
    simple simple austere really precious.
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