San Andrés Church

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Pasto

Urban Beauty in Pasto

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The San Andrés Church was originally a chapel built in 1591, following the 1580 Galeras volcano eruption. An image of La Dolorosa in the central alcove is captivates the attention of parishioners during Holy Week processions in Pasto. This church belongs to the Rumipamba sector, a Quechua word that means “plains of rock.”

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

 

Hiking up volcanoes and visiting museums, churches, nature reserves, and beaches within reach of Pasto are all on the itinerary in Nariño.