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Beautiful church

Stopped here to check out the church in Sarchi on my way to La Fortuna. It’s a beautiful church... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jmccoy2008
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Valdez, Alaska
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Nice New Paintjob

We go to Sarchi around once a year when friends visit and we want to show them around. The church... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
CostaRicaOutsider
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San Ramon, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here to check out the church in Sarchi on my way to La Fortuna. It’s a beautiful church building and sits next to a nice park right in the center of this small, yet charming town.

Thank jmccoy2008
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Loved the square with the beautiful church and gigantic oxcart. Sarchi is a lovely town. Even the bridges are painted like the oxcarts.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

We go to Sarchi around once a year when friends visit and we want to show them around. The church is in the same park as the big oxcart, so it's a nice stop to look around and stretch your legs. The only thing is...More

Thank CostaRicaOutsider
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Just above the plaza where you will find the world's largest oxcart, is this lovely church with twin towers. The church is painted a beautiful soft turquoise color - very soothing, and complimentary to the architecture. On the top of one of the towers is...More

Thank redeco
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Located in Costa Rica's Central Valley, Sarchi is renowned for its crafts, furniture, and oxcarts. On display in the town's square is the "world's largest oxcart", the official symbol of Costa Rican workers. The brightly painted oxcart was made at the nearby Fabrica de Carretas...More

Thank mckeaniac
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Church is part of the town square and worth a stop. It is so pretty with impressive wood carvings and chandeliers going down the middle aisle. Stop by for a break from the heat and appreciate the architecture.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Another day, another church. Each one is different. This one is known for it's intricate and well preserved wood carvings. It's worth a quick look.

Thank Lynda L
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Its a quick visit but part of the walk thru the main square. We certainly enjoyed it. Think the town was celebrating a holiday because we say a minifair and got to try shredded mango and churros. Yum!

Thank hlief07
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A must see!!! Make Sachí a destination point to visit this town and its beautiful church. Take the time to walk the grounds and go inside to enjoy the solitude and architectural design.

Thank T M S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This was a miserable wet day - courtesy of Hurricane Otto - so we did not see in best light. However there is great architectural detailing, and a lovely interior

Thank ChrisBrown38
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