Iglesia Santa Capilla

Church

in Caracas

Oblique view of the facade and spires of the Santa Capilla in the old town of Caracas. This Neo-Gothic chapel was commenced in 1883 and was modelled on Sainte Chapelle of Paris.

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This neo-Gothic church, one block north of Plaza Bolívar, is modeled on the Sainte Chapelle of Paris. It was ordered by General Antonio Guzmán Blanco in 1883 and built on the site of the first mass celebrated after the foundation of the town.

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