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Iglesia de la Merced

Avenida Gral San Martin 936, Ushuaia V9410BFW, Argentina
+54 2901 43-7821
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Is hard to miss

Not a major destination point, but if you are strolling the main street in Ushuaia, you might want... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Chris L
Niles, Michigan
Nice Church

Built by the prisoners of Ushuaia in olden times this doesn't have very intricate architecture... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
8 Feb 2017
“Is hard to miss”
12 Dec 2016
“Nice Church”
Avenida Gral San Martin 936, Ushuaia V9410BFW, Argentina
+54 2901 43-7821
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Not a major destination point, but if you are strolling the main street in Ushuaia, you might want to investigate. The doors may be closed during early afternoon hours as many of the businesses are in this city. We checked out the gift shop and...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Built by the prisoners of Ushuaia in olden times this doesn't have very intricate architecture. However the interior is very pleasing with buttery yellow walls. It is quite warm inside on a windy and cold day.

Thank CandleTree
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The church is really small and is not special in many ways. The thing that makes it stand out is that the building and much of the interior is bright yellow. If you pass by, which you probably will due to the location of it,...More

Thank TwoAndAHalfTraveller
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The central church in Ushuaia. Simple and nothing special. You won't miss it when you're in the heart of the city centre.

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 22 February 2016

A small church located in the centre of the town of Ushuaia, it remains closed for most of the time but if you are lucky enough to visit the interiors, you would be astonished to see how simple a church can be. The outer facade...More

Thank Dr_B_Maitra
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We stopped in here while walking down San Martin Street just before Christmas. It's has a painted interior. The altar is very nice. It's located in downtown and very easy to get to.

Thank 2E2mu7
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Plain church No stained glass - None... well one actually one near the holy water basin Also a very plain plaster ceiling Nice nativity scene on entrance and another near the front Side walls adorned with the signs of the cross. But still worth a...More

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 3 June 2015

This is not an ornate church, as sometimes seen throughout South America. It is a place of worship for the locals, providing simple pleasures and meeting basic needs. The bell tower stands high above, and can be seen afar. Hope this helps, if or when...More

Thank FLworldwanderer
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I'm very much interested in churches and museums so the first thing I did after embarking from my cruise ship in Ushuaia in late December 2014 was to visit this church. It is a short walk from the Port, about 6-8 minutes. I took me...More

1  Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 29 December 2014

It is a great church on the Ushuaia skyline but the inside is not very spectacular. The whole complex is quite large.There is a nice gift show next door.

Thank Becca A
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