It's an old church. If that's what you're into and appreciate the history part it could be fun. But it's not my thing.
About Iglesia de La Merced
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This is a truly beautiful church, which is located just a few (easily walked) blocks from downtown. There are usually street vendors selling wonderfully tasty local treats in the park outside! The only thing I wish, is that they didn't allow cars to park right...More
Definitely have a quick look inside as the architecture is beautiful. We also enjoyed the cheap, yummy street food outside and talking to some of the local woman that sell crafts.
I'm not Catholic, not even Christian, but no one could deny the craftsmanship, and detailed architecture of this church. The park in front is a nice place to relax, and at night, there are a vendors of street food. You can get a decent meal...More
Very photogenic church (cover photo for LP Guatemala), worth visiting the monastery next door (fee applies) also very photogenic. Once you are in this northern part of the city it is also an easy and worthwhile stroll into the neighbouring Jocotenango which has its own...More
I was excited to see the ruins and even thought I was getting into see something special after paying the entrance fee, but it was not what I expected. There were no "recreations" of original rooms. There was not much there. There is a main...More