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Iglesia la Candelaria, Medellin
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  • In this church "La de la Candelaria" was founded the city of Medellin in the region of the old Granada, now called Antioch
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  • Catholic church built in the 18th century in a colonial neoclassic style. Beautiful sleek altar.
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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...  more »
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  • 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 beautiful white jewel in the center of medellin
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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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