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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  • Hiking up to the top of the tower was well worth it! The view of beautiful colonial Granada was spectacular!  more »
  • The Iglesia de la Merced, or, Church of Mercy, is a charming and beautiful old church with a clock tower/observatory, accessible by a steep and tight spiral staircase. It's worth the climb, as one is ...  more »
  • La merced is a church 5 minutes from the city center and you have the best view on everything - the cathedral, the volcano, the lake and the city itself. The sunset is an amazing time to go there, gre...  more »
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  • Beautiful historic church in Granada offering amazing views of the city. $30 Córdoba to enter is very cheap, easy climb to the top.
  • One of the oldest churches of Granada the colonial city of Nicaragua and easily can climb the tower and get an amazing views of the whole granada city
  • a colonial and very pretty church, charges U$ 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
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