Saint Martin's Church (La Iglesia de San Martin), La Colonia Tovar

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See an authentic German-style church nestled at the heart of a provincial Venezuelan town at Saint Martin's Church (La Iglesia de San Martin). Built in the 1850s by German immigrants, the church features a typical Bavarian design, epitomized by its wooden exterior painted white with black stripes. In a town dotted with German-style buildings, this church remains the standout. Head to the nearby restaurant to try some authentic German and Polish cuisine. Research the history of the area beforehand as no guides in English or Spanish are provided at the church. To visit Saint Martin's Church (La Iglesia de San Martin) on your holiday in La Colonia Tovar, and find out what else La Colonia Tovar has to offer, use our La Colonia Tovar.
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  • The pediment of this Church made it all the more beautiful and noticeable. Also, the inside was very silent. I prayed here on a Friday.  more »
  • 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.....  more »

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