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Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima

Calle Lavalle s/n, Purmamarca Y4619ADA, Argentina
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Not much to see or do

Set off the tiny main square of Purmamarca and named for the local patron, it is not much of a... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
rnarisetti
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New York City, New York
A good example of old Churches

The large wooden beams supply the entry structure and just inside you notice the beautiful patterns... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Jnanayog
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St. John's, Canada
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
9 Apr 2017
“Not much to see or do”
24 Feb 2017
“A good example of old Churches”
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Calle Lavalle s/n, Purmamarca Y4619ADA, Argentina
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Set off the tiny main square of Purmamarca and named for the local patron, it is not much of a visit.

Thank rnarisetti
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The large wooden beams supply the entry structure and just inside you notice the beautiful patterns of the ceiling wood which I assume to be cactus. Woodwork predominates throughout. Located at one end of Square it can't be missed.

Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 10 January 2017

VEry nice church, simple but very well done. It is surrounded by many algarrobo trees, one of which is 700 years old. Very beautiful....

Thank GabyML1301
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Not as beautifully decorated as, for instance the church at Uquia further up the Valley, this church nonetheless is a typical example of the colonial places of worship in the region.

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 3 June 2013

People from the Puna are very religious and treat the church as a serious part of their daily culture and rituals. August is "pagan time", when they have nice indoors cerimonies for the "pacha mama".

Thank RBerbara
Reviewed 14 April 2013

this well preerved church is simple a beautiful. built hundreds of years ago it is unique and lovely

Thank rosemarytraveler
Reviewed 25 September 2012

After a long day travelling we decided to visit the church, an easy walk on Sunday evening. Arriving to this typical clean and open to all, beautiful Santa Rosa de Lima church, every one where busy preparing for mass and invited us to read during...More

Thank Mercedes R
Reviewed 15 April 2012

This is a very nice and relaxing place. The sunrise in the valley is lifegiving:-)

1  Thank EvaM54
Reviewed 11 January 2012

take your time to stroll around the square with its vendors and artisans, to the right of the church you'll see a tree that is supposedly more than 1000 years old, then you go inside the church and if you're lucky you'll find kids dancing...More

Thank ecrescia
Reviewed 11 January 2012

Take the time to visit this little church. Even if is not open the first time, go back another day. The paintings (XVII Century) are incredibly wonderful. All of them, but the ones at the altar, narrate episodes in the life of Santa Rosa de...More

Thank mariucha69
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