We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Saint Martin's Church (La Iglesia de San Martin)

Save
Share
Review Highlights
Beautiful church

This church (Catholic) is beautiful and as all of Colonia Tovar , it has a Bavarian style. Colonia... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
lrbap1955
,
Caracas, Venezuela
via mobile
Traditional European Church in Vzla

Is a little church for the faithfull people, the bells is the iconic on the town, because, the... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
EfrenManuel
,
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Read all 185 reviews
99
All photos (99)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
29 Oct 2017
“Beautiful church”
12 Jul 2017
“Traditional European Church in Vzla”
About
At the center of town, Saint Martin's Church is a reminder of La Colonia Tovar's German history. The church's L-shape and stunning stained-glass windows make it well worth a trip.
Contact
La Colonia Tovar, Venezuela
Website
Reviews (185)
Filter reviews
16 results
Traveller rating
6
7
3
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
6
7
3
0
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 16 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This church (Catholic) is beautiful and as all of Colonia Tovar , it has a Bavarian style. Colonia Tovar was founded in 1844 by German immigrants that came from the Baden region. More than 150 years after, it maintains its Bavarian flavor.

Thank lrbap1955
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Is a little church for the faithfull people, the bells is the iconic on the town, because, the sound indicate the spotless, the afternoon n the night.

Thank EfrenManuel
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

It's a nice quiet place Not much to see there though. They have a little Park in front of it where you could sit and chill with friends but that's about it.

Thank Farida F
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Although Venezuela is a left-wing country, people are faithful and very religious. The day i visited colonia tovar the church was full of people who were praying and full of children in a very respectable environment. I think you must visit this place. Financial crisis...More

Thank Ανδρεας Α Πινοτ... 1
Reviewed 25 January 2016

La Colonia Tovar - es lugar maravilloso:) Is very differento from typical Venezuela, different from all. You can find fresh strawberry ( even if it is too acid, not sweet). If you travel to Venezuela - this place is MUST SEE! Tranquility, fresh air, high...More

Thank Kristina L
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

This little church in the centre of town is angelic and beautiful. The hole area is like a fairytale, from a time long forgotten.

Thank dougalldog
Reviewed 27 November 2015

being of german ancestry. La Colonia Tovar St. Martin's Church was amazing. Coming from the USA, being on top of the mountain & seeing the rich atmosphere trapped in time brought me closer to my roots than anything else I have ever done . The...More

Thank SnowM_nn
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Good place to o if you are on Colonia Tovar, but it isn't a must to go if you came to Venezuela. Overall all good. Ps. Be carefull with the tourist help desk that was near to the church, my experience is that they are...More

2  Thank Guilherme C
Reviewed 4 March 2015

I grew up going to La Colonia Tovar at least twice a year, and up until the last time that I went it still holds that quaint charm it's always had. The weather is so nice, the views are beautiful, and you really feel like...More

Thank Kcape001
Reviewed 2 October 2014

The entire town is like a fairytale. Very nice architecture, beautiful properties, great German hospitality and food, and great views of the valley and mountains.

Thank Charlie T
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in La Colonia Tovar
Hotel Selva Negra
173 reviews
.09 km away
Cabanas Hessen
66 reviews
.20 km away
Hotel Bergland
169 reviews
.50 km away
Posada Don Elicio
184 reviews
.90 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 10 restaurants in La Colonia Tovar
Hotel Bergland Restaurant
229 reviews
.50 km away
Restaurante EL Monje
45 reviews
30.64 km away
Amarena
11 reviews
31.23 km away
La Casita De Maikel
11 reviews
27.63 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4 attractions in La Colonia Tovar
Chichiriviche De La Costa
63 reviews
16.70 km away
Scubatec
60 reviews
16.76 km away
Hacienda Ron Santa Teresa
96 reviews
18.94 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Saint Martin's Church (La Iglesia de San Martin) staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines