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La Glorieta Castle, Sucre

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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1.7/5 based on 70 reviews on the web
See the eclectic European-inspired architecture of La Glorieta Castle, the former home of Don Francisco de Argandona and his wife Clotilde. The couple returned from a tour of the Continent and commissioned a castle that combines elements of the designs they saw there. Architect Antonio Camponovo mixed Gothic, Baroque, Rococo, Byzantine, and Manierista in this 19th-century structure. The reddish-pinkish hue of the building lends the place a fairy-tale feel. Note that the decorative interiors are fairly empty of furniture, so you'll need to use your imagination. Stroll the open (if unkempt) grounds, and climb one of the castle's towers for views of the nearby military base. Put La Glorieta Castle on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Sucre trip itinerary planner.
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  • We have a saying in Norway, which translates to "nice from afar, but far from nice". I.e. it looks good from a distance, but not when you get up close, which pretty much sums up La Glorieta. The place...  read more »
  • The mansion itself has a wonderful story of a couple who were either A) awarded the title of prince and princess by the Vatican for their work with orphans OR B) bought their titles. It is an eclectic...  read more »
  • On the outskirts of the city lies this castle, is difficult to understand the because of its construction, but there is, its external view is well looked after and are working to improve its interior, also you can see interesting details on rooftops and in windows and doors. A mixture of the colonial French architecture.
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