Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, Dalcahue

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Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, Dalcahue
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores
Iglesia de Dalcahue-fachada.jpg
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Location Chiloé Island, Dalcahue, Chile Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 42°13′29″S 73°23′27″W / 42.2247°S 73.3908°W / -42.2247; -73.3908
Criteria Cultural: (ii), (iii) Edit this on Wikidata
Reference 971-014
Inscription 2000 (24th Session)
Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, Dalcahue is located in Chile
Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, Dalcahue
Location of Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, Dalcahue

The Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores de Dalcahue (in English, Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, or Church of Our Lady of Dolours of Dalcahue) is a Catholic church located in the Plaza de Armas of the town of Dalcahue, on Chiloé Island, Chile.

The Church of Our Lady of Sorrows was declared a National Monument of Chile in 1971[1] and is one of the 16 Churches of Chiloé that were declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites on 30 November 2000.[2]

It was built at the end of the 19th century in a site formerly occupied by a Jesuit missionary chapel.[3]

This church leads one of the 24 parishes that form the Diocese of Ancud.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved 26 February 2013.
  2. ^ World Heritage Committee Inscribes 61 New Sites on World Heritage List. whc.unesco.org. November 30, 2000. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  3. ^ Iglesia de Dalcahue Archived 2013-08-03 at the Wayback Machine.. Nuestro.cl (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 January 2013.
  4. ^ Diócesis de San Carlos de Ancud. Iglesia.cl. In Spanish. Retrieved 6 January 2013.

Coordinates: 42°13′29″S 73°23′27″W / 42.22472°S 73.39083°W / -42.22472; -73.39083