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La Merced Church
La Merced Church

La Merced Church

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Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
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With its striking yellow baroque facade and location just through the picturesque Arch of Santa Catalina, this church dating to 1767 is one of Antigua's most important churches, and a principal ... Read more
landmark for the city. Lively religious processions issue from the church on the last Thursday of each month.

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This large yellow church was left virtually untouched during the 1772 earth quake. People worship here so please be respectful during mass.

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Cagliari, Italy

The most beautiful colonial church in Antigua, construction began in 1548 but the church was subsequently destroyed by a series of earthquakes. There is a lovely fountain at the centre of the monastery ruins.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Baroque church that is striking more for the yellow color that distinguished from the rest of the white and stone colored buildings in Antigua.

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Sydney, Australia

A thoroughly beautiful baroque church in the heart of Antigua, the sidewalks and courtyards of La Merced are a popular gathering place for locals, and an excellent spot for photography.

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Southlake, Texas
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