Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water (Nuestra Senora del Agua Santa), Banos

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A place of pilgrimage for those wishing to thank the Virgin Mary for her miracles, Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water (Nuestra Senora del Agua Santa) is an impressive Neo-Gothic church that is central to the spiritual life of the town. The facade has been constructed using volcanic rock from the surrounding landscape, and its dark coloration makes for an imposing and impressive exterior. The interior displays many paintings depicting the Virgin performing miracles, while the onsite museum shows the history of the town, the church, and the volcano shaping the landscape and influencing the life of the area's natives. Make Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water (Nuestra Senora del Agua Santa) a part of your Banos vacation plans using our Banos trip generator.
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  • Excellent architecture of the Church, is in the village, highly recommended to enter and observe its construction
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  • A church with no common history and with a small museum that never met open. Bad tourist spot.
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  • I haven't been into many churches in South America. But this one was just there in the middle of the square with the doors wide open. And while picking in it was just so beautiful that we decided to t...  more »
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  • You see this from anywhere in Banos. I only went inside once and that was when an orchestra was playing some famous film songs like Mission Impossible etc. I don't know if that is common but it's pretty cool.
  • You can see this gorgeous cathedral from anywhere in Banos, its a very good reference point for meeting people.
  • A very iinteresting church at this awosome city of Baños, if you visit this beatiful city you should go to the church that is called "Virgen de Agua Santa"
  • beautiful church
  • Beautiful architectural structure, a quiet place with its Park to the front, nice bathrooms
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