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Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

The church is easily accessible at the center. It is certainly worth a quick visit. It is supposed to be the second oldest church in Chile. As most of the other buildings, it was constructed from adobe. The altar, statues and decoration are characteristic for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Easily accessible in the middle of town, this is a simple and small church which is worth a quick visit to see (what we were told was) a fairly typical Catholic Church for the area.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

This lovely little church is located right in the village so you can easily walk in. It is always interesting to learn the story behind a church and see the uniqueness of the design.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 782marilyna
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit if you're in town. Some historical information in English. Cool interior and worth a small donation.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tenspeed21
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The wooden ceiling so typical of Northern Chile and Argentina is certainly worth a visit, but the real jewel is Chile's oldest Church in Chiu-Chiu (San Francisco) built in 1540.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank belliker
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Built in the 17th century, this Roman Catholic church is reportedly the second oldest in the country. Adobe construction is the latest renovation. The interior is rather simple but has all the constituent elements, including the Stations of the Cross. It was open when I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

It’s not your usual Catholic Church. However what you find here is a rustic adobe building with lovely cactus wood ceilings, bound by leather. There may not be a stained glass window but you get a feeling that this is one of the most loved...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lammaclean
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

For a Catholic church, this place is crudely constructed and relatively unadorned. However, the altarpiece is huge with clothed figures from the scriptures contained in glass a cabinet. In a town busting with backpackers and tourists, this church is a place of peace and serenity

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Businessfellow
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

The church is beautiful. Some parts are made of cactus (Cardones) wood. We loved it. Many photos. The place is very cool. Everybody in San Pedro de Atacama has to take a photo over there!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WilsonN236
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

San Pedro has one principal street, busy Caracoles. The little plaza is off to the North is very pretty and on the west side you will find the white Iglesia de San Pedro. One of the largest Andean Churches in the region and recently renovated...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from imacbeth | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry I don't know but they do have a Facebook page Church-of-San-Pedro-de-Atacama which should be easy enough to find. I hope that is of some help.
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