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 is located in the center of Santiago. Its architecture is stunning and a must visit for lovers of this type of monumental buildings. Regalame your vote
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  • The church dates from the 18th century. It is a Chilean national monument. Be sure to visit the small museum next store. It houses religious artifacts and some pieces from Eater Island. The garden is ...  more »

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