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Church of Castro, Castro
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Originally built in 1567 to convert the indigenous people, Church of Castro now serves as the city's main Catholic church. Designed in the Neo-Gothic style of architecture, the church differs greatly in appearance from others in the city. Its structure consists of local wood, while the facade, roof, and external lining are all made of galvanized iron. The brightly painted exterior makes it stand out among the other buildings on the adjacent plaza. When you tour the interior, look for the image of the Archangel Michael victorious over Satan, and try to visit during a service to sit among the wooden pews and admire the stained glass windows. Make Church of Castro a centerpiece of your Castro vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Castro tour planner.
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  • No doubt Castro charms it has to do with its ancient churches and its infrastructure, forced step is in the Center and front square.
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  • Visit Castro and not see the Church of San Francisco would be really weird. However, when I saw the exterior I wondered if that was the Church that sought, since that yellow combined with the violet was a punch in the eye. We entered because already we were there, but almost thinking about going. And when the surprise was: a charm. All wood and worked flawlessly, giving a special warmth to the sacred place. A gem and worth the visit it.
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  • whenever I can I visit the Catedral and took my friends and family is an unmissable walk where is no great burden of the history of the beautiful city!
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