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Iglesia de La Merced, Santiago
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Visit a historical church and view religious relics at Iglesia de La Merced. Built in 1795 in the Neo-Renaissance style of architecture, the church has stood for over two centuries to become a national monument of Chile. Walk within the church and appreciate the statues of religious figures and murals on the ceilings. Attached to the church sits a museum which houses religious artifacts, including some from Easter Island. The museum also boasts a rongorongo tablet, one of only 29 left in the world. Add Iglesia de La Merced to your Santiago travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Santiago family vacation planner.
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  • At first glance, emphasizes a lot the facade of this ancient Church in the middle of the center of Santiago. By inside is dark, but is very well preserved.
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  • A church from the beginning of the last century, and which one can find details of French architecture, its main attraction is the Christ of the Crown in the throat which the quintrala membership... a choice to learn the history of the city and pass the heat.
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  • It is a nice place with sculptures and paintings related to the Catholic religion. It is easy to reach and not required pay input. It is also close to "nibbles" from the center of santiago
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