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Santa Catarina Palopo Church

Santa Catarina Palopo, Guatemala
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Church Beautifully decorated for Holy Week

This church sits at the Center of the small village. Very charming. We were impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
M L
Small local church

The church is a short walk up from the pier and on the side of the path were numerous local people... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
DavidMay1945
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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Santa Catarina Palopo, Guatemala
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This church sits at the Center of the small village. Very charming. We were impressed with the degree of decoration.

Thank M L
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

The church is a short walk up from the pier and on the side of the path were numerous local people selling their locally made textiles etc. The church was open and there were a few people rehearsing for the serviceWe looked round the small...More

Thank DavidMay1945
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

i have walked all the way from Panajachel. Beautiful Colonial Church with simple interiors and terrific views over the lake. Not to be missed.

Thank beppo81
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

A must see especially around Easter! Good local architecture and culture. You get a feeling of how people value religion and their church community.

Thank Teri A
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

We have visited Santa Catarina a number of times including twice for Holy Week. This is not one of those hot areas on the Tourist maps for Lake Atitlan. It is worth the visit, friendly people great weavers, true weaving's not like one might find...More

Thank Antigua G
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Reviewed 24 May 2015

Beautiful, typical church. Beautiful people who welcomed us, despite the fact that we were clearly not dressed up as much as they were.

Thank JRV14
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Reviewed 21 February 2015

Santa Catarina Palopo was the first village we docked at during our boat tour of Lake Atitlan. It is about fifteen minutes from the pier in Panajachel to Santa Catarina. It's a much slower pace in Santa Catarina. We walked up to the church to...More

Thank Razorfish
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Reviewed 3 November 2014

The church itself is very simple and worth a ten minute visit. The town of Santa Caterina is a fifteen minute boat ride from Panajachel but couldn't be more different. Whereas Panajachel is brimming with tourist shops, restaurants and gringos, Santa Catarina is quiet and...More

Thank packedandready2go
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Quaint church in quaint town -- very clean town a short (15 min) boat ride from Panajachel. The church anchors the town - it is well kept, very traditional Spanish style. People are very humble and friendly and proud of their town. Tourists come and...More

Thank Guate1954
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

This is a beautiful church in the heart of a small Mayan town called Santa Catarina Palopa. The town is filled with artisans and their work. The church is lively and welcoming. I happened to get stuck in San Antonio after dark and was unable...More

3  Thank freidka
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