Church of La Candelaria

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Church of La Candelaria

 

The construction of the church and convent of La Candelaria began in 1686 and ended in 1703. This temple, on the corner of Calle 11 and Carrera 4, was declared a National Monument in 1975. The church has a nave and two side halls and is known for housing important works of colonial religious art.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

 

Travellers have access to a range of entertainment that includes around 50 museums, plus fine dining, lively nightlife and nearby nature reserves.