Western Honduras Travel Guide

Western Honduras Sights

Catedral de Santa María

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 01/20/2017

Fodor's Review

The largest house of worship constructed during the colonial period, Catedral de Santa María dates from 1711. The interior is incredibly ornate, with four hand-carved wooden altars covered in gold. Note the intriguing statue of Santa Ana, the mother of the Virgin Mary, carrying a diminutive Santa María, who in turn is holding a tiny infant Jesús. Phillip II of Spain donated a Moorish clock from the Alhambra in Granada for the tower, and Hondureños claim it is the oldest in the Americas. As the so-called reloj arabe (Arab clock) dates from around 1100, it could well be true.

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Parque Central, Comayagua, Comayagua, Honduras

Published 01/20/2017


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