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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  • Church frequented by local people, also open to tourists who want to visit her. In one night, I went to a church and I had to be at the front door, because the Church was full.
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  • Facing the square of Purmamarca where street stalls of handicrafts are housed is one of the landmarks of the Northwest of Argentina, with a founding date dating back to mid-17TH century, is of small size, no greater sign of sumptuousness, but with a majestic modesty, since it was carried out as I would say is almost "a lung"
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  • We loved it and we went to the wedding of a friend in environment was very nice. I recommend to get to know it, and its exterior there is an ombu having 700 years, worth seeing.
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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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