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Its Educational

It is a catholic museum where you learn about the oldest church in the Caribbean. There are a lot... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Alex_mofoe
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San German, Puerto Rico
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Iglesia Porta Colei Peace whit God In PR

This place is so beautiful and peaceful so many historic parts of Puerto Rico and This one is a... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Mitsubishi0075
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Comerio, Puerto Rico
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Built by Dominican monks in 1606, this “Gate of Heaven” served as a town jail in the 19th century, and is now a small museum displaying carved wooden religious figures.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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San German, 00683, Puerto Rico

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

It is a catholic museum where you learn about the oldest church in the Caribbean. There are a lot of statues of saints and other christian symbolics.

Thank Alex_mofoe
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This place is so beautiful and peaceful so many historic parts of Puerto Rico and This one is a Good one when you're entering the City Hall to the Plaza area and this amazing Church has great stairs and a great view there are some...More

Thank Mitsubishi0075
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Great piece of Spanish/PR history. Is a small museum now. More than 400 years old, one of the oldest church in America. Great for pictures

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This church is well maintained and preserves the history of the area. There are good views of the local architecture.

Thank LBsta
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Excellent learning experience. Not always open. Should call the municipality of San German before traveling to the church so that you don't waste your trip and find it close.

Thank adolfoa904
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This is a really lovely church that was turned into a small museum. It's not very big and won't take much time to get through but the building is lovely and the history is interesting. There's a little plaza right across the street where you...More

1  Thank Gina M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

this use to be a church years ago. now it is a musuem, it has beautiful things inside..they have many religious statues and pictures of the way the church use to be

1  Thank jeanettemadonia
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This small piece of heaven located in the city of San German is a wonderful historic stop in your journey thru Puerto Rico. This place is small but is HUGE in history. Built by the Monks this place has also a hidden story. It is...More

1  Thank johnnytuba
Reviewed 4 September 2016

If you are close to this lovely attraction, please go there. a lot of catholic history, its on of the oldest church in America, now is a museum

1  Thank Felix V
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I appreciated it. I recommend it if you have some free time to spend because it's so far than San Juan. It's a quiet place and good for relax with couple or family.

1  Thank zica z
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