Pics of the Week: Churches Galore!
September 12th, 2011
You can’t go to South America without seeing churches, churches, churches everywhere. Medellin is no exception; below are some of the more notable churches that can be found downtown.
Iglesia de la Veracruz is one of Medellin’s oldest churches. The original structure was completed in 1712 and was demolished and rebuilt nearly 100 years later.
La Catedral Metropolitana de Medellín is the largest brick church in the Americas.
Construction on La Catedral Metropolitana began in 1890 and took 40 years to complete.
French Architect, Charles Émile Carré, designed the cathedral.
Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús was completed in 1930.