San Marcos Cathedral in Arica

Local nameCatedral San Marcos
LocationArica, Chile

The St. Mark's Cathedral also called Arica Cathedral It is a Catholic church that is located in the city of Arica in the far north of Chile. The building was commissioned by the government of Peruvian President José Balta to the workshops of the French Gustave Eiffel and originally intended for Ancon resort.

The old Mother Church of Arica, who was standing 226 years since the colony was destroyed by an earthquake in 1868. Because of this, a committee of ladies of Arica asked Balta that construction be designed to Arica. The request was accepted and the building was inaugurated in 1876 on the ruins of the Mother Church.

Tags MonumentCatholicPlace of WorshipChristianCathedralEditor's Choice
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Mark's_Cathedral,_Arica

Coordinates -18°28'44.305" N -70°19'14.533" E

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