Saint Martin's Church (La Iglesia de San Martin), La Colonia Tovar

See an authentic German-style church nestled at the heart of a provincial Venezuelan town at Saint Martin's Church (La Iglesia de San Martin). Built in the 1850s by German immigrants, the church features a typical Bavarian design, epitomized by its wooden exterior painted white with black stripes. In a town dotted with German-style buildings, this church remains the standout. Head to the nearby restaurant to try some authentic German and Polish cuisine. Research the history of the area beforehand as no guides in English or Spanish are provided at the church. To visit Saint Martin's Church (La Iglesia de San Martin) on your holiday in La Colonia Tovar, and find out what else La Colonia Tovar has to offer, use our La Colonia Tovar tour itinerary planner.
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  • Typical German architecture, as the whole village. Who knew, a bit Germanicus in the tropics. Good to spend a day in the mountains.
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  • a church normal type, with 300 people taking pictures as if it were the Cathedral of Rome. the time that is spent on down to the plaza is not worth
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  • This church has two naves which converge on the main altar. It is an impressive, sober and elegant simplicity. Dedicated to Saint Martin of Tours.
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