Plaza and Church del Carmen, Camagüey, the City of Churches. (1823-1825). And NO, I do not have her phone number!

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The baroque Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Carmen, build in 1823- 1825, designed by Franciscan José de la Cruz Espí, known as Father Valencia. This site is probably most visited place in Camagüey. Only church in town, with two towers. The pink 1829 Monasterio de las Ursalinas (Ursuline Convent) is next-door, and the plaza is populated with life-size bronze sculptures of local people by artist Martha Jimenez Perez. Two of these guys, I found posing with their own bronze images for us. Resulting tips are their way to make a living.

The two people in my photo are very much alive, one of them is just statuesque.

Restoration of El Carmen church, was done by Arch. Amarilis Echemendía Morffi in 1997- 2003.

Participated in VMC Competition March 2015 'Towers, Bell towers'.

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Comments (140)

hschwe on February 21, 2014

Great picture, TomRos!! nice place!!

Like and Favorite !

Kind greetings from Lower Rhine, Helmut

Thank you all very much for your very kind comments and score;))

nokristina on February 23, 2014

Great shot, like. Kristina

danimero NO VIEWS on February 23, 2014

Excellent composition, nice church.


One curiosity, in Spain is almost impossible see people talking in a telephone booths, I can see in Cuba is something usual

Best wishes from Madrid, Daniel

Tomros - Pano on February 23, 2014

Yes cell phones are not as common yet!

We still have few phone booth in Toronto, but these becomes increasingly rare.

Mone de Castro on February 24, 2014

Graciosa. Lindas cores.




muay on February 25, 2014

Harika..yaşamdan güzel bir kesit.....tebrikler....LİKE...

Nicola Morandi on February 25, 2014

Bellissima prospettiva!! Tanti Saluti, Nik.L+F

Volkert Weidl on March 2, 2014

Ansprechende Bildgestaltung und Farben, F+L! Herzliche Grüße vom Mittelrhein, Volkert

Zygmunt Borowski on March 15, 2014

Very interesting photo of this place. like

Greetings - Zygmunt

Bartolomeo “passione… on March 17, 2014

Molto bella...

Mark Ruti on March 18, 2014

Lovely catch, LIKE!!! Best regards, Ruti;^)

febrok korbef on March 18, 2014

Nice place for an shot. L

Greetings febrok

Shain Paiment No Vie… on March 18, 2014

wonderful shot F+L

© PiGi'Franco on March 19, 2014

Nice street scene, Tomas! I like it.

Best greetings. PiGì

cahit Arpacık on March 19, 2014

Nice photo.


Greetings from Turkey, Cahit.

nino evola on March 20, 2014

Beautiful composition.


A dear greetings from italy


RNLatvian on April 22, 2014

Like! This is a very good photo! Greetings!

Georg Schreiner on July 22, 2014

Wonderful church, nice scenery. F33+L102 - Many greetings - Georg

christian caffin_No … on November 7

Interesting shot! I like it! Best regards, Christian

Marco Rey on December 2

Bella inquadratura della chiesa e piazza. Like 103. Cari saluti, Marco

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  • Uploaded on January 7, 2014
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    by Tomros - Pano
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2013/11/27 12:05:00
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 4.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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