Catedral de Tumbes, Tumbes

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Admire Catedral de Tumbes, a modern church in the heart of Tumbes built on the site of an old colonial building, which stands out as the city's tallest building. The cathedral was originally built in the 17th century in Baroque style, before being rebuilt in 1985. Head inside to see the intricately carved Baroque altar. Once inside, pay special attention to the ornate stained glass panels, which portray scenes from the life of Jesus Christ. Use our Tumbes trip itinerary builder website to visit Catedral de Tumbes on your trip to Tumbes, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It is one of the most colorful and beautiful cathedrals I've seen in Peru. It is in the Plaza de Armas, against shell. You can go on their own and is the starting point for a series of colorful monuments that exist in the surrounding area. Highly recommended.
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  • It is the main church of you tumbes, a bit old but shows the history of the city. If visits tumbes leverages to visit its Cathedral
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  • Very nice Church and beautiful colors. Spend a peaceful moment and very nice, hope to return soon.
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  • The parish San Nicolas de Tolentino Tumbes is built by the Augustinian Fathers in the 17TH century. Its architecture is a Republican. In 1985, it is restored, and is currently one of the most modern in the North of the country. It has Baroque style with works made in arch in two of their levels, be living large and small. Its roof consisting of skirts of two levels and colorful representation ogival domes. The main altar, is worked in wood with Baroque-style applications. It is characterized by representing an oil (passage of the resurrection of Christ). It presents a most beautiful Christ by the precision of its anatomical lines. Windows decorated with stained glass windows, in its entirety with scenes representative of Christ, the Saints can be seen on the walls of the parish, and Virgin, which are surrounded by passages in the outer part, which are adorned and protected with large Iron gratings. The Atrium is a stand which is the final part of this creative work. According to some historians, Pedro de Candia, one of the thirteen rooster, was the first European who set foot in the Empire of incas slab admire the beautiful valley of tumbes them. And he knew of the existence of a large fortress, a convent of virgins and a temple of the Sun.
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  • It is the mother church (Cathedral) of tumbes and the principal of the religion Catholic in the region
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  • Very nice and religion
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  • Beautiful Cathedral.
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High-rise hotels in the city center offer basic rooms and few additional facilities. If you're going to spend a while in the area, consider accommodations farther along the coast. Take the coastal road west out of town to find pleasant seaside resorts and hotels with extensive views of the Pacific.
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