Iglesia El Calvario


The church that lends its name to the neighborhood west of the center was built four centuries ago on a rise to avoid Xela's periodic flooding. Check out the grand interior with its unusually broad single-nave design. Calvario is one of the chief way stations during Semana Santa celebrations.

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