Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima, Purmamarca
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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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  • Old church. Picturesque colonial style of construction with wood cardon and thick walls in its structure. Also interesting are the pictures that decorate it.
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  • a small church near the square and surrounded of trees in the Centre of the village, its small interior is curious and interesting.
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  • Built in the mid-17th century, is located opposite the main square of Purmamarca. It is a building of adobe and inside you can see details in wood of cardon, typical construction in the area. There is an interesting collection of paintings that tell the life of Santa Rosa.
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  • 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.
  • Muy bonito
  • Very well preserved
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  • Very cute
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  • Very cute.
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