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Iglesia la Candelaria, Medellin

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
Iglesia la Candelaria is located in Medellin. To visit Iglesia la Candelaria on your holiday in Medellin, and find out what else Medellin has to offer, use our Medellin tourist route planner.
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  • Surrounded by shops, vendors, etc, this church could be easily missed. I did not know the name of this church, but the locals milling in front of the church were helpful. This white church is small, h...  read more »
  • It is in the city centre, if you want to arrive on the subway, I recommend you to get off at station Park Berrio. You have two photos that I took in its interior.
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  • This church is a National Monument, built in 1767. It is very pretty inside. We were there during mass at noon. It is considered to be Medellin's main church. Be aware it is in the city center. Keep y...  read more »
  • The minor Basilica of our Lady of Candelaria or simply Church of La Candelaria, as it is more popularly known, is a temple of Catholic worship dedicated to the Virgin Mary under the title of la Candelaria. It is located in the Centre of the city of Medellín, Colombia, to the eastern side of the Park of Berrío, was Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Medellin between 1868 and 1931, when this title became the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. It is a colonial, neoclassical-style building, plant rectangular, with three naves and a transept. Its structure built in stone walls and built in cal y canto has been "patched up" throughout its history, alien to such substances. On December 8, 1970 Pope Paul VI granted the temple the title Basilica Menor.2 in 1997 the technique and materials used at the time of its construction was restored, and on July 31, 1998, by resolution 0795 was declared a national monument of Colombia building.
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  • A special prayer Center
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  • One of the most beautiful Catholic churches of the city.
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