Church of La Merced
Known for economical Galápagos cruises; however, go in with your eyes open.
Organizes Galápagos packages. Spanish, English and French is spoken; ask for the manager, Douglas Chang.
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Church of La Merced information
Like most of Guayaquil’s colonial buildings, the original wooden church built in 1787 was destroyed by fire. The current incarnation dates from 1938 and has a richly decorated golden altar.