Open Hours: 10:30a-1p & 5:30a-9p M-F, 10:30a-noon & 5:30a-7p Su
This chapel was built in the 1980's as the headquarters of an important religious group, the Sisterhood of La Esperanza , ... More
Templo de Nuestra Señora de La Esperanza
This chapel was built in the 1980's as the headquarters of an important religious group, the Sisterhood of La Esperanza , who take part in the Easter processions.The Catholic Church has since raised its status to that of a "Minor Basilica".The exterior is decorated with images from the New Testament while the chapels inside are exquisitely adorned and enclosed by fine wrought ironwork.There's a statue of La Virgen de la Esperanza (Virgin of Hope) wearing a spectacular golden crown. Entry is free.
This popular, busy market was built in 1897 and carefully restored in 1977. Now that the Mercado del Este, built
in 1839, has sadly been demolished, this is the oldest surviving market in Santander. It's a fine example of ...
When the Spanish came to the Americas, they began to spread their system of beliefs. Because of the fact that
various goddesses already enjoyed active cultures, the virgin quickly became the most popular Christian symbol here. According to the ...
The largest and most important Catholic church in the city is widely considered a masterpiece of Spanish Renaissance architecture. Construction
started in the 16th century and the interior belongs to this period. However, the main facade is the 18th ...