Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario, Villa de Leyva

(4.6/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
Appreciate the understated early colonial architecture of Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario, constructed on the orders of the king of Spain in 1608. The history of this traditional Spanish-style Dominican church includes the baptism of San Mateo hero Antonio Ricaurte, the first meeting of the First Congress of the United Provinces of New Granada, and the burial of General Antonio Nariño, who fought for national independence. Admire the exterior's whitewashed adobe walls and stone tower, and enter to see Baroque artworks and pieces by colonial painters Gregorio Arce y Ceballos and Jerome Steel. Spend some time taking in local life in the attractive cobblestone plaza stretching out from the church. Make Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario a part of your Villa de Leyva vacation plans using our Villa de Leyva itinerary planner.
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  • Is spread the fervor religious of them Boyacá thanks to the architecture classic, the art that is sees in their walls and the quality of the mass although the father Narciso is was firing
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  • Very beautiful or are rather beautiful since they are two, a church and a chapel in a great architectural work. Beautiful inside. Them Saturday 6 pm is performed in the chapel a rosario very special directed by them brothers Carmelite, who finish with chants to the Virgin. The lay collaborators carry a scapular large in his chest.
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  • A church very nice according a village heritage very nice that deserve be care and preserved as currently and acertivamente it have come managing them resident of this village. Congratulations! Excellent
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  • Has a nice stoop but is not quite as impressive as other churches in colombia
  • Beautiful church full of magic.
  • Beautiful place which preserves the classic architecture and romantic
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  • His style colonial make of this a place traditional with a very nice design architectural.
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  • Preserves parts of high cultural value, recommended to visit with the family
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