Iglesia de la Merced, San Jose
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  • I'm not an architecture expert, but I hazard to guess that the influence here is gothic. The inside is goreous, with a dark wood panelled, multi vaulted ceiling, and the whole of the floor, walls and ...  more »
  • The interior of the Church is quite colorful and bright, with a series of thin columns that allows total visibility and in conjunction with the numerous stained glass windows at medium altitude that has give an idea of lots of space and light. As its name implies is dedicated to Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes and is located opposite a beautiful park that carries his name on Second Avenue where it joins the Paseo Colon, being able to reach it by public transport. Along with the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Church of Carmen, La Dolorosa, La Soledad y La Agonía form a circuit of churches which can be visited in a single tour found in a radius of approximately one kilometer radius. Being in the heart of the capital city is surrounded by countless shops of all kinds (sodas, restaurants, shops, shoe shops, itinerant sales, cafes, butchers, etc.)
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  • We happened to catch the national Independence Day parade and the church intersects with Central and provided us an opportunity to both sit and check out this lovely old church, The main sanctuary is ...  more »