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Nice church tower

Keep on going along the main shopping and restaurant street and it won't be missed. Quiet area with... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
steelriver2014
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Munich, Germany
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Not much to see

This church is plain and simple, there is not much to see, but if you are around the andador you... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
travellistics
,
Monterrey, Mexico
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A Moorish-style church near the zócalo.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
4 May 2017
“Nice church tower”
29 Jan 2017
“Not much to see”
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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Keep on going along the main shopping and restaurant street and it won't be missed. Quiet area with less tourists with comparison to to ghe main square.

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This church is plain and simple, there is not much to see, but if you are around the andador you can do a quick visit.

Thank travellistics
Reviewed 5 March 2016

I've been by this church several times (different days of the week and times of the day) and it was never open. Apparently, it's only open for services. Up close, it doesn't seem that special. I enjoyed it most walking on the pedestrian street approaching...More

Thank kenster99
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Well worth a short visit at the old entry point to San Cristobal. Traffic entered by passing through the arc, built as part of the church. Very beautiful interior that is not overdone.

Thank Adee1950
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Only a short walk from downtown through a very nice pedestrian street, this church and the adjacent park and museum of art are nice. Unfortunately, it was closed and we couldn't see the inside, supposedly very pretty. Well, next time I guess.

Thank xraleman
Reviewed 30 October 2015

I was lucky the church was open, because it is closed when there are no services. Mass had just finished and the priest was sprinkling holy water upon the pilgrims. The altar is covered with wood. It is very lovely. Didn't expect to find such...More

Thank Aidagarizpe
Reviewed 2 August 2015

The Arco Torre del Carmen is a beautiful gem that is situated in the heart of San Cristobal de las Casas. It has a pink/peach color and archictecture is of ancient Spanish origin. There is an arch in the lower central region of the building...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Templo's interior has extensive wood paneling - well worth a short visit as it is so rare to see in church interiors of this era. Don't forget to have a look at the tower/arch, too!

1  Thank sailnmuffin
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Nice place to end a stroll thru the andador and have an excellent chiapas' coffee or chocolate. The "casa de la cultura" (cultural center) is right next door and you'll be able to see some dancers or singers perform.

1  Thank Gigi D
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Early colonial construction, but you actually are able to see the detail executed by the locals at that time, The work of the local tribes is pretty obvius, and filled with detail present in some of the souvenirs that they sell. If you are lucky...More

2  Thank LaloChihuahua
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