Iglesia de Santa Bárbara
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Iglesia de Santa Bárbara information
This baroque church was built in 1574 to honor the patron saint of the military. After being done over by Drake, however, the church was rebuilt with three arches – two of these are windowless and the third frames a remarkably sturdy door.