Iglesia de la Merced, Ushuaia

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Church
History buffs and churchgoers will find a lot to appreciate at Iglesia de la Merced, a simple yet charming Catholic church built in 1898 and declared a National Historic Monument in 1999. Striking in its sparseness, the church stands out with its bright orange facade. As you visit, take note of the how it differs from many of the typical ornately decorated South American churches, with very little stained glass. Add Iglesia de la Merced to your Ushuaia travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Ushuaia holiday planner.
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  • Not a major destination point, but if you are strolling the main street in Ushuaia, you might want to investigate. The doors may be closed during early afternoon hours as many of the businesses are in...  more »
  • Built by the prisoners of Ushuaia in olden times this doesn't have very intricate architecture. However the interior is very pleasing with buttery yellow walls. It is quite warm inside on a windy and ...  more »
  • The church is really small and is not special in many ways. The thing that makes it stand out is that the building and much of the interior is bright yellow. If you pass by, which you probably will du...  more »