Iglesia San José

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Iglesia San José information

Location
Matagalpa , Nicaragua
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Originally constructed in 1751 and used as a jail for indigenous rebels in the late 1800s, this church was rebuilt in 1917 by Franciscan friars. She shows her age, but her baroque gold-leaf altar and arched ceilings are lovely, and she fronts leafy Parque Rubén Darío.