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Beautiful altar and ceiling

Lucky enough to attend a wedding here! It might be the only church in Cartagena with air... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Bangor, Maine
Interesting to visit and loved the cloisters along the side

Some of the finer points of church architecture are lost on me, but we enjoyed the atmosphere of... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

before entering, we read in lonely planet that this place was hit by a cannonball that flew through the window during a battle with british vice-admiral vernon. the cannonball broke a window and entered the church but no one was harmed-miraculously! this was in 1741...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We attended a wedding here- the church was beautiful and the size made it very quaint. Air conditioning worked great!

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

We were in Cartagena over Easter so we had the opportunity to experience Easter services at a couple of churches. (Just a few minutes here and there over the four days.). But at Santa Torbio we experienced segments from the Passion on Good Friday. Certainly...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Lucky enough to attend a wedding here! It might be the only church in Cartagena with air conditioning. For such a small church it was very ornate. It was clean and very well-kept.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Some of the finer points of church architecture are lost on me, but we enjoyed the atmosphere of this grand old monument.

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Arriving through the beautiful town of Potes it’s a ‘ must do ‘ to visit the Iglesia of Santo Toribio. Particularly until Easter 2018 the door of ‘puerto de pardon ‘ is opened.Franciscan church with the largest authenticated piece of the cross that Christ was...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Once you enter the church you immediately look to the alter and the beautiful, ornate gold altar. The church is much lik ethe beautiful churches in Italy and throughout Europe. Entering through the massive doors you know as soon as you step inside that this...More

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 3 August 2017

WHEELCHAIR ACCESS - YES Because access to the church on Independence Day was not possible, we explored the entrance at the side (to the left of the church doors) to the Claustro. This particularly fine, balconied (aren't they all?) courtyard is always open to the...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Not much to see inside, just the main altar. Beautiful wooden ceiling I wish I could remember where I have seen a ceiling like this before!

Thank gcaror
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My family member got married here and it was a beautiful church rich in history and air conditioned.

Thank peter p
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Like most of the churches in Cartegena, this church is only open at mass times. However, I lucked out by wandering in whilst a wedding was taking place, so I go to see it mid afternoon. The altar and it's surround is really very impressive...More

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