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Santuario de Nuestra Señora Guadalupe - Historical Building Chinandega - Nicaragua

A charming bright blue church that is one of Chinadega’s prettiest sights, the Santuario de Nuestra Señora Guadalupe was originally built in 1855 as an offering to its namesake during a cholera epidemic. Since then, the church has been rebuilt and restored due to natural disasters and age. The first iglesia in Central America to be named a sanctuary, an honor bestowed upon the church by Pope Puis IX.

Chinandega, Nicaragua

Historical Building Types:
Churches, Site of historic significance, Spiritual/Religious

Getting There
It is located in the Barrio Guadalupe, four blocks south of the Hotel Cosiguina

Relative price: Free

Open Hours from:Open all day

Travel Skills: None

Here are other activities in and around Chinandega that may be of interest: Iglesia El Calvario and Parroquia Santa Ana.

By Karina Zobolotny

Karina currently�lives in Nicaragua, where she intermingles with the local animals and wildlife, and occasionally likes to...

12 Jan 2009

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