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Nuestra Señora de la Merced - Historical Building Sucre - Bolivia

Nuestra Señora de la Merced has an impressive Baroque style interior, including a beautiful carved cedar wood alter covered in gold leaf, and smaller alters along the sides. There’s also some artwork by Melchor Perez de Holguín, widely recognized as Bolivia’s most important Baroque artist. It was built in the 16th century and has a domed ceiling and battlements in the roof. You can climb up the tower for a spectacular view of Sucre’s tiled roofs and white-washed walls.

Location:
Calle Juan José Pérez 1, near corner of Calle Azurduy
Town Center, Sucre, Bolivia

Historical Building Types:
Churches

Travel Tips: In high season, the church is sometimes open in the morning.

Price Description: Less than $1

Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:Monday-Saturday, 2 p.m.

Open Hours to:Monday-Saturday, 4/5 p.m.

Days Closed:Sunday

Travel Skills: None



Here are other activities in and around Town Center that may be of interest: Cathedral Metropolitana, Cathedral Museum and Capilla de la Virgin de Guadalupe, Basílica de San Francisco , Monasterio y Templo de Santa Clara and Museo and Templo y Convento de San Felipe Neri.








18 Dec 2008




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