Iglesia de La Merced, Granada

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Church · Tourist Spot
Pay a visit to Iglesia de La Merced, a historic site of Catholic pilgrimage. Originally built in 1539, the church was razed by pirates in the mid 17th century and rebuilt with its current Baroque facade in the 1780s. Restored with an ornate interior in the 1860s, the church today contains an image of the Virgen de Fatima, a sacred object that draws many pilgrims. Climb up the bell tower that flanks the church to gain extensive views of the city and beyond, including many major urban and natural attractions. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Iglesia de La Merced and many more Granada attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Granada tour itinerary website.
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  • While traveling through Nicaragua I saw many locations. that make me want to visit again. The history and architecture is amazing.  more »
  • An "all day" in Granada (for about 6 hours to be exact), the "most memorable" part of my visit to the town really was the visit to this church and which specifically was not for the church itself but....  more »
  • Great place to watch sunset. Nice views of the city and surrounding mountains.
  • a breathtaking view and just really cool experience , all for 1$

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