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Inmaculada Concepción de Ciudad Vieja, Guatemala City

Inmaculada Concepción de Ciudad Vieja - Guatemala City, Guatemala
Inmaculada Concepción de Ciudad Vieja
2 avenida 7-32, Zona 10, Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala 01010Map
+502 2 331 1333
Neighborhood: Zone 10/Zona Viva
Overview

This was one of the first temples erected in the new valley of Guatemala. It was moved to the new city in 1776. In the high altar there is a statue of the Virgen de la Concepcion in the Baroque style from the 18th century, and an image of Jesus of Nazareth from 1716. It belongs to the Franciscan order. Destroyed during the earthquakes of 1917-1918, it was rebuilt in 1927 and since 1971 it has been directed by Father Guillermo Flores y Flores. The facade was damaged by the 1976 earthquake, and in 1985 the restoration work, conducted by the current priest, was finished. It includes a bookstore, called San Antonio Magno, where you can get books, bibles, rosaries, images, pictures, chains, cards and school items. It is open from Tuesday to Friday between 8a and 5p. Confessions take place half an hour before each mass service which are celebrated from Monday to Friday at 12:15p, from Tuesday to Saturday at 5p, and Sundays at 7a, 9a, 10:30a, 12:15p, and 6p.

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