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Calzada St., Granada, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

It's a beautiful walk through town to get to this old church. Certainly a beautiful and very old place. Great for photos.

Thank Ripwalk
Reviewed 9 June 2018

I found this church by walking around the city .. It was magnificent.. Yes it is old Built in 1626 by the monk Fray Benito Baltodano, it was originally used as a cloister. The Iglesia of Guadalupe was used as a fortress by William Walker...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Positioned between the center of Granada and the Malecon, the Guadalupe Church is worth the walk. The white limestone exterior is haunting in its simplicity, and the interior is captivating. Fun fact: the building was used by Filibuster William Walker during his campaign in Nicaragua.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Again, if you are interested in history or architecture, you should take a walk in. It's close by and worth the time.

Thank GringoBayState
Reviewed 24 March 2018

For US$1, you climb a circular stairway to the top of the tower for a spectacular view of Granada! Worth it, and the church itself is has stunning murals and statuary.

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This is my favourite church in Granada. I have no idea why. It sums up the whole central American feel once you look at it. worth taking a look and deciding for yourself.

Thank casadel
Reviewed 10 March 2018

ii have seen literally hundreds of colonial churches in my travels, this one is a beauty, definitely among the nicer of them and presents some great photo opportunities if you can time the lighting just right.

Thank robnkim
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Love this old church close to the lake. I finally was able to enter and it is very pretty although plain. It feels like a welcoming place.

Thank Martha R
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This church is nice inside, but I like it better from the outside. It is showing its age, but in a cool way with plenty of old-world type colonial charm.

Thank Timjl70
Reviewed 22 December 2017

You can find the church after the walk along Calzada street toward the lake Nicaragua. Beautiful edifice, above all at sunset time, colors are terrific !

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