Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, Cordoba

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Must see · Church · Tourist Spot
Stop and take a second look at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos to convince your eyes you're not just seeing things--the twin-spired church is, in fact, missing its left spire. What might seem like an unfinished job actually represents the death of the body, while the completed right spire depicts the soul's ascension to heaven. Step inside to absorb the dazzling blue ceiling and appreciate the church's renowned paintings and striped columns. Although it seems much older, the Franciscan church was only completed in 1936. Using our custom trip planner, Cordoba attractions like Iglesia de Los Capuchinos can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We were walking searching for an ATM when we notice the big structure of this church. It has beautiful colors and it's amazing just to be staring at it.  more »
  • As I understand it the Church was inaugurated in the 1930 and underwent some restoration in more recent years. The term Capuchinos I gather refers to a Type of dress but also refers back to a...  more »
  • I have been to many churches throughout South America and this one definitely stands out -both beautiful and unique. Must see while in Cordoba. Although I did not, you can also climb one of the towers for 200 pesos
  • I went on a guided tour to better know this church. The tour is reasonably priced. We got to climb the stairs for a wonderful view on the tour. The story of the building is conducted in Spanish and quite detailed so brush up on your Spanish.

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