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Iglesia de La Merced

Calle Real Xalteva | Barrio Xalteva, Granada, Nicaragua
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Calle Real Xalteva | Barrio Xalteva, Granada, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice walk to the the Iglesia de la Merced and a walk up the circular stairs to the top of the church for a really nice view of the red tile roofs, gardens of Granada and Lake Nicaragua and Volcan Mombacho.

Thank SkyTurtle777
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Make sure to put on your list. It's a beautiful view! The bell tower is not for people with disabilities. It's a very narrow spiral staircase. Phenomenal views. I'd put on a photo but then I'd ruin the surprise. Be there by 5 pm or...More

Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 1 week ago

For $1 US you get the best views and great photo ops. It gives you a good work out too. Very close to the Central Park.

Thank Kurve O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to orient yourself with the city of Granada. Breathtaking views of the surrounding volcanoes and the lake. It is definitely worth a trip to the top!

Thank Jessyca505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When in Granada, I recommend to go to the tower of Iglesia de la Merced to see whole Granada and its rooftops. It costs 1USD. The only bad thing about it is extremely tiny spiral staircase where only one (slim) person can walk.

Thank Monika M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At 17:00 the sun was about to go down so that provides great light for stunning photography. It was quite busy on the tower but everyone was friendly and made sure everyone could take the photo het OR she wanted.

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole of the beautiful colonial city of Granada is littered with architectural gems, and probably this is one of the best of the bunch. Colonial architecture at is best

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The church itself is interesting but the main reason to visit are the 360 degree views of Granada from the bell tower.

Thank William P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For $1, one can climb the bell tower. The view is quite good from the tower of the Mombacho stratovolcano and the Catedral. The church is located on edge of what might be considered colonial Granada

Thank SkepticNTX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a morning walk around central Granada and stepped into three churches; this was one of them. Great view from the bell tower.

Thank Michael J
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23 December 2014|
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Response from Oconnors1101 | Reviewed this property |
No . Its just a small church, you just walk up, pay your dollar and go up. There is no tour
18 December 2014|
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Response from jennifer c | Reviewed this property |
Well, the church will most likely be open since they offer mass on Christmas day. As for the bell tower I am not quite sure if it will be open or not. However, if it is for $1 you can go to the top and see a spectacular view... More