Nuestra Senora de la Merced, Salta

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#7 of 11 in Historic Sites in Salta
Discover Salta's historic and religious background with a visit to Nuestra Senora de la Merced, a Catholic church built in the early 20th century, dedicated primarily to Our Lady of Mercy, a subject of Christian art. Brought over from Europe in the early 17th century, a replica statue of the Virgin of Mercy resided within the original church, and now sits in the current structure. Head inside and pay special attention to the Battle of Salta cross, a wooden cross dedicated to the lives lost in the fight to gain independence. A visit to Nuestra Senora de la Merced represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Salta online visit planner to plot your vacation.
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  • October 3, 2017
    Paseo obliged, with guides available, very clean and care everything. Night lights that has let her see more beautiful, but the amount of sellers at night that are around are not cute.
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  • September 24, 2017
    The parish of San Juan Bautista de la Merced is the only Gothic style within the city of Salta. Outside his aesthetic is not striking with the other churches. On the inside it has beautiful details between its columns, and its stained glass windows. It is worth to cook it. Keep in mind that it is open, as almost all the churches from 10.00 to 12.00 and from 18.00 to 20.00 hs...
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  • August 30, 2017
    Beautiful construction. Ideal for who enjoy architecture. It has a spectacular stained-glass windows.
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Salta's status as the tourist hub of northwestern Argentina means that a wide array of accommodations has sprung up throughout the city. The majority are concentrated around the city's grid-like center, surrounding Plaza 9 de Julio. For something more relaxed and closer to nature, go southeast and explore the area around Parque San Martin. You can opt for anything from a healthy range of budget accommodations, including hostels and small guesthouses, all the way to luxury hotels.
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