Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria, Punta del Este

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Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria
AffiliationRoman Catholic
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusParish church
LocationPunta del Este,  Uruguay

The Church of Our Lady of Candelaria (Spanish: Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria) is a Roman Catholic parish church in Punta del Este, Uruguay.[1]

The parish was established 1 February 1948.[1]

The first temple was built in 1911. The current building dates from the mid-20th century. It is dedicated to the Virgin of Candelaria.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Parishes of Maldonado Department". Diocese of Maldonado and Punta del Este. Archived from the original on 22 December 2011. Retrieved 8 April 2013. (in Spanish)
  2. ^ "Our Lady of Candelaria, Punta del Este". Retrieved 8 April 2013. (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 34°58′08″S 54°57′01″W / 34.96889°S 54.95028°W / -34.96889; -54.95028