Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

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Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

The Church of the Immaculate Conception, which holds the title of Minor Basilica of Salamina, was begun in 1856 and completed in 1874. It is notable for its masonry facade. There is also excellent woodwork in the pulpit and on the ceiling and a pipe organ that still works. The structure has a nave with three towers.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Admiring the architecture of the houses of Salamina and learning about the culture of coffee haciendas where you learn about the cultivation and production of grain are plans in this Caldas town.