Iglesia Nuestra Senora De Las MercedesCurrently Open
- Address: Del Cabrero Parque Apolo, Ac. Real, Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +57-6644130
- Time Required: 00:20 Mins
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids
The Greek style church inside Apolo Park has quite interesting origin. It was a gift from four-time president of Colombia Rafael Nunez to his wife Soledad Román as she was not allowed to bring in the other churches at the city. You see, she had married a divorced man, and had become the subject of a major scandal in 19th century Cartagena. It’s a pretty building of white walls and red roofs with cute little towers. The mausoleums of the president and his wife are on either side of the altar. Rafael Nunez’s house and monument aren’t too far away. The church is a popular place to hold weddings.
Iglesia Nuestra Senora De Las Mercedes Hours
- The opening hours given here might not be accurate. Call the church ahead of your visit to know about more.
How to Reach Iglesia Nuestra Senora De Las Mercedes
- Drive to here or take a taxi.
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