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

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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
SIBARITA0305
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Caracas, Venezuela
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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
Efrenchos
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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29 Oct 2017
“Beautiful church”
12 Jul 2017
“Traditional European Church in Vzla”
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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.
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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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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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.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Efrenchos
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank pinotsisandreas
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

Date of experience: February 2015
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.

Date of experience: December 2015
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

Date of experience: August 2015
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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

Date of experience: June 2015
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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

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Kalynah
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.

Date of experience: April 2014
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