Tourist Attractions

Yarvicoya Church, Oruro

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Yarvicoya Church
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The Yarvicoya Church is another remarkable example of the halfbreed Baroque art. It is located a few kilometers from Oruro. The church was declared a national monument.

The Yarvicoya Church has one vessel with a victory arch, front, full and choir, annexed tower and cover carved entirely of stone. The Yarvicoya Church was built in the sixteenth century and has a colored altarpiece with gold, where figures of snakes are mimicked. In this place reminders of mining exploitation from the colonial time still exist.