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come here with your family and see what a gorgeous church with huge history looks like. directly in... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
titotorbellino
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Cali, Colombia
great church near the intercontinental hotel

awesome place to say your prayers and see history in the modern world. up north from the church... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
cindy a
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Colombia
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

come here with your family and see what a gorgeous church with huge history looks like. directly in front across the street are beautiful actors school

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank titotorbellino
Reviewed 27 June 2018

awesome place to say your prayers and see history in the modern world. up north from the church the street leads you to the intercontinental hotel down south from the church it turns in the center of cali Colombia where you can buy everything and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank cindy a
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The church itself is historic and is obviously worth going to. But the museum of archaeology, attached to the church and a part of the original convent is excellent. It is well worth paying the tiny entrance fee of 4,000 COP per person. It is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Purobi
Reviewed 23 October 2017

If you want to see where the City of Calí started then head for the Convent, Museum and Church of La Merced, which was built on the spot where Friar Juan de Ocaña first celebrated mass on July 25, 1536. Five years later, in 1541,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is a real old church, plain and simple on the inside, but with lots of historical and cultural significance. Simple decor inside, but nice and peaceful inside. Very old place, in the middle of the La Merced areas, Nice place to spend a few...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank alikarim
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This lovely colonial church is well restored and the anthropology museum is not to be missed. The adjoining convent cannot be visited but you can purchase cuttings from the communion wafers that are delicious and sold here.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Euggen
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Beautiful colonial church. It is worth a visit if you are in the neighborhood. Clean and simple as it used to be.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 301cristina
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I had to ask several people I met along the way where this church is located. It seemed it was closed on Sunday, but found it open the next day. The statues are small and appeared to be very old. I asked the guard about...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Old world architecture and museum. Really feels like you went back in time in this place. The church service was lively and music was excellent.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Deepfin
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I was told by the driver this was the first church in Cali. Not a lot to see but history very interesting. A few other buildings still in area.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank BigDogPanama
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