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Colonial Church with terrific view

i have walked all the way from Panajachel. Beautiful Colonial Church with simple interiors and... read more

Reviewed today
Antwerp, Belgium
Beautiful local church

A must see especially around Easter! Good local architecture and culture. You get a feeling of how... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Teri A
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“Colonial Church with terrific view”
17 Apr 2017
“Beautiful local church”
Santa Catarina Palopo, Guatemala
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Reviewed today

i have walked all the way from Panajachel. Beautiful Colonial Church with simple interiors and terrific views over the lake. Not to be missed.

Thank beppo81
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

A must see especially around Easter! Good local architecture and culture. You get a feeling of how people value religion and their church community.

Thank Teri A
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We have visited Santa Catarina a number of times including twice for Holy Week. This is not one of those hot areas on the Tourist maps for Lake Atitlan. It is worth the visit, friendly people great weavers, true weaving's not like one might find...More

Thank Antigua G
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Beautiful, typical church. Beautiful people who welcomed us, despite the fact that we were clearly not dressed up as much as they were.

Thank JRV14
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Santa Catarina Palopo was the first village we docked at during our boat tour of Lake Atitlan. It is about fifteen minutes from the pier in Panajachel to Santa Catarina. It's a much slower pace in Santa Catarina. We walked up to the church to...More

Thank Razorfish
Reviewed 3 November 2014

The church itself is very simple and worth a ten minute visit. The town of Santa Caterina is a fifteen minute boat ride from Panajachel but couldn't be more different. Whereas Panajachel is brimming with tourist shops, restaurants and gringos, Santa Catarina is quiet and...More

Thank packedandready2go
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Quaint church in quaint town -- very clean town a short (15 min) boat ride from Panajachel. The church anchors the town - it is well kept, very traditional Spanish style. People are very humble and friendly and proud of their town. Tourists come and...More

Thank Guate1954
Reviewed 3 January 2014

This is a beautiful church in the heart of a small Mayan town called Santa Catarina Palopa. The town is filled with artisans and their work. The church is lively and welcoming. I happened to get stuck in San Antonio after dark and was unable...More

3  Thank freidka
Reviewed 2 July 2013

This place is very nice and quiet!! Is one of the small towns around the Atitlan Lake . You walk around and find houses, there is a church, persons making typical Guatemalan´s Crafts. There are hotels where you can stay, but I can suggest you...More

2  Thank tusita
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Take a tuk tuk ride out to Santa Catarina and savor the gorgeous views of Lake Atitlan.Ask your driver to stop along the journey for many photo opportunities.There are many shopping options too if you are looking to buy hand crafted items. Church is beautiful...More

Thank salweb
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