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Iglesia parroquial mayor San Juan Bautista - Remedios - Cuba | by Nino H
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Iglesia parroquial mayor San Juan Bautista - Remedios - Cuba

The Iglesia San Juan Bautista de Remedios in San Juan de Remedios is credited with being the oldest Church in Cuba. The present church was built in 1692 on the existing structure of a church that was originally constructed in 1570. In the mid 1900s, an American millionaire who was able to trace his family tree back to the town of Santa Clara, financed the renovation of the Iglesia San Juan Bautista de Remedios. The bell tower is a neo-Classical design and the interior is a baroque. Some of the most important features to look for are the ornate ceiling and the gold leaf covered cedar altar.

 

Source: www.planetware.com

  

Cayo Santa Maria - Cuba,

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Taken on February 16, 2011