An interesting place to visit. The architucture is unique. The location is convenient. Good for photos.
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The church and the accompanying museum in the next door convent are well worth seeing, if only for their rather faded and run down state of repair. The artefacts are interesting, but the walls are crumbling and the decay actually proves rather attractive. The church...More
Had to go looking for this place, but it was very worthwhile, as it is one of the oldest buildings in Santiago. It's not massive on decoration or art, but has a great feel bout it. It's good to see old colonial architecture and get...More
Different from other churches given its 16th centurary construction wth limestone blocks & quite plain interior with the odd earthquake cracks History of the carving of Our Lady of Perpetual help is interesting
It was clear from our visit that the church is an important part of the local community, with a mass just finished, priests in attendance and what looked like food distribution to the poor happening. In the end, this is more important than it looking...More
When you look at the interior of this lovely church, it is hard to believe that it is over 400 years old. It has survived many earthquakes, including the 8.3 of a few years ago. On a hot day, it is cool and welcoming.
We stayed a few minutes from San Francisco. Therefor, it became a landmark for us on our walking tours of Santiago. The church itself is rather ordinal lay, but it's location marks it as a special point of interest. An examination of the plaques along...More
As the oldest church in the city, the history and architecture make this an interesting stop. Lovely side chapel. Sadly too many stray dogs in this city....education needed!
As the oldest church in Santiago, this building is a testament to the tumultuous history of the city. It was intriguing to learn more about the structure and history.