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Iglesia Candelaria, Punta del Este

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Visit a church in one of the older sections of the city at Iglesia Candelaria. This small blue church features warm, bright colors that match the church’s welcoming atmosphere. A simple bell tower rises from the church's roof. Head inside to view a humble church interior with simple paintings and statues decorating the walls. Catholic travelers can stop by for mass, though the church fills up fast, so make plans to arrive early. Plan to visit Iglesia Candelaria and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Punta del Este attractions using our Punta del Este itinerary builder.
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  • It is a beautiful and traditional church broad enough to take advantage of the mass, is near the Atlantic Hotel Boutique.
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  • Is the street (calle) more known of Punta, the principal of the peninsula (the tip of Punta). It's like it used to be on our beaches: night boils of families, teens, moving late, without any danger. Has shops, ice cream parlors, handicrafts, Casino.
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  • Beautiful church with cosy details, always open, where we can sit and rest easy, in the background you can see the waves of the sea.
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  • Amazing old fashioned church.
  • Good place.
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  • The parish is a fairly common parish in the building. Beyond this is a nice walk by the quiet and picturesque area
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  • Beautiful church of blue and white color color gable-roofed brick. It is located two blocks from the Praia dos Ingleses, opposite the lighthouse of Punta del Este. The Virgin of Candelaria is the patron saint of the city.
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  • Very nice Church located opposite the lighthouse of Punta del Este.
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