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. A visit to Iglesia de La Merced represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Santiago online trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • it was supposed to have a special tour and you would show us some sculptures and paintings from the museum of La Merced, but they were in maintenance according to them, which was not true, I just wanted to close early
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  • Very beautiful and imposing as many buildings in Santiago, this city shows an architectural art of the last century that we show the history of part of this continent.
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  • Central Santiaguino temple, long standing in the city, which belongs to the mercy order and shows inside important works of art.
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