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"Iglesia de la Merced" Top 5 Page for this destination Cali Things to Do Tip by richiecdisc

Cali Things to Do: 44 reviews and 137 photos

  La Merced aglow
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      La Merced aglow
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  • La Merced in contrast to modern Cali - Cali
      La Merced in contrast to modern Cali
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  • elaborate altar within - Cali
      elaborate altar within
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      courtyard of La Merced
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  • atmospheric in the evening - Cali
      atmospheric in the evening
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Iglesia de la Merced is Cali's oldest, dating back to the mid 1500s, and with its white-washed exterior and Spanish colonial style, it is not only its most traditional looking but also its loveliest. The simple exterior belies a stunning heavily gilded baroque altar topped by its namesake Virgen de las Mercedes.

It is nicely lit in the evening which makes for atmospheric photos

Address: Corner of Carrera 4 & Calle 7

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 24, 2010
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