Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen, Guatape

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Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen reflects the colorful nature of the town's buildings with it's striking white-and-red striped exterior. The church's reflective surfaces radiate light in the daylight and highlight its bright colors at night. The building's interior features predominately wooden elements and painted statues of religious figures. The church sits within a row of small, colorful shops where you can grab a snack or buy a souvenir of the historical town. Visitors are welcome to observe or take part in the church's local religious traditions. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Guatape holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • August 14, 2017
    I loved Guatape, all care good, rich food, the colors of their houses and the diversity of sockets that tell stories paisas. I left very happy of this ride of a day.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Nice church on the main plaza with a relaxing atmosphere and surrounded by nice restaurants and bars. The spotlights focused on church's front are changing colors after dark, cool to see. Guatapé is j...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    The Church follows the tradition of the people, their sockets, beautiful church and people we visit
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  • April 17, 2017
    Beautiful church. It keeps the historical architecture of the towns in Antioquia. The colonial structure is notable. It shows the fervor of the people who maintain the building for many years.
  • January 8, 2017
    A good colonial church.
  • July 16, 2015
    Cool really cool
  • May 22, 2017
    The Church of our Lady of Carmen in Guatape, Colombia is a Greco-Roman style church which is a few blocks from the main square of the village. The construction of the Temple took more than 70 years, built in 1865 part of his history says that the municipality has three curses hurled by a priest which is counted by the settlers. It is a beautiful church which is after the colourful streets of the village, one of the main attractions. 
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  • July 11, 2017
    Site of prayer, good Greco-Roman architecture, its columns and arches, interior 90% wood worked by carpenters of the town,
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