Iglesia de La Merced, Granada

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Pay a visit to Iglesia de La Merced, a historic site of Catholic pilgrimage. Originally built in 1539, the church was razed by pirates in the mid 17th century and rebuilt with its current Baroque facade in the 1780s. Restored with an ornate interior in the 1860s, the church today contains an image of the Virgen de Fatima, a sacred object that draws many pilgrims. Climb up the bell tower that flanks the church to gain extensive views of the city and beyond, including many major urban and natural attractions. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Iglesia de La Merced and many more Granada attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Granada tour itinerary website .
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  • We have gone at least a dozen times but have stopped going due to the attraction rarely being open. The stairs and rail really could use a new coat of paint.  more »
  • While the church closes at 5, so you can't quite be there at sunset, if you go as late as possible in the day, the sky is really pretty, and the lighting is perfect. It's only $1 to climb the stairs t...  more »
  • The Church on the outside is nice, because it is very old. Inside, it is not very nice, but the viewpoint is much worth. The entrance to the Church is free, and entry to the lookout is just a dollar. From the viewpoint, there are beautiful views of the city of Granada.
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  • One of the oldest churches of Granada the colonial city of Nicaragua and easily can climb the tower and get an amazing views of the whole granada city
  • a colonial and very pretty church, charges U$ 1 to go up on the bell tower however not at sun set, I got disappointed. Yet the interior ir gorgeous.
  • Pretty average church with nice facade and stunning view from the top tower. $1 fee to go up the tower.
  • The climb to the bell tower cost 1$ and provides a great view on the city in the late afternoon
  • Nice view from the tower. 30 cordobas.
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