Iglesia de Santo Toribio, Cartagena
(3.8/5 based on 90+ 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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  • before entering, we read in lonely planet that this place was hit by a cannonball that flew through the window during a battle with british vice-admiral vernon. the cannonball broke a window and enter...  more »
  • This church curiously came to fame when the racing legend Pablo Montoya decided to get married. This was also marked the beginning of the fashion for men to wear white guayabera, rather than western s...  more »
  • Located a few meters from the Hotel Casa del Curato where we alojabamos hit us the beauty of this temple quite crowded by locals and tourists... .equipada with air conditioning by the strong heat of Cartagena is located in the neighborhood of San Diego and is characterized by the charm of the buildings ancient and very well maintained in its architectural appearance. A temple to visit.. .se officiate mass at noon (12 pm) to historical religious value very recommended!
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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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