Iglesia de Santo Toribio, Cartagena

(3.9/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
One of Cartagena's smaller churches, Iglesia de Santo Toribio dates back to some time between the 17th and 18th centuries. Survey the intricately carved Mudejar paneling, a style of Iberian architecture, and learn about the cannonball that, during a packed service in 1741, came through a window into a hall of worshippers. Luckily there were no casualties, but--incredibly--the same cannonball remains on display inside one of the walls of the church. Don't leave without seeing this piece of history. Iglesia de Santo Toribio is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Cartagena Edition.
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  • Without the pretensions of the baroque churches, with modest decoration, allows to contact of man with its creator, favoring the spiritual exercise, personally I much like the temple
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  • The Church is small compared to others in the walled city, with less detail, but also charming. The greatest asset for those looking to go to mass, the air conditioning, seems to me to be the biggest "sin" of reform, since the equipment were on display, mixing and visually polluting the interior
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  • My son's wedding was here! It is a beautiful, quaint church, reminiscent of the old Spanish architecture. What an awesome experience it was! 
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  • Historical church ideal for weddings I invited you to visit it. a historic church ideal for weddings I invite you to visit @ilovecartagena
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  • Beautiful church, old, simple and worthy of divine worship which God deserves.
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  • This beautiful to sanctify our Lord Jesus Christ
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