The Iglesia de San Juan Bautista in Maricao, Puerto Rico is a church built during 1890-c.1898. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.Use our Maricao road trip planning app to add Gruta De San Juan Bautista and other attractions to your Maricao vacation plans.
Its facade, facing onto the plaza of Maricao, is dominated by a three-level square bell tower, whose first level is a portico and which is capped by a pyramidal concrete roof. Its exterior has Gothic-style pointed arches; its interior has more traditional rounded arches. It has a nave and two aisles. The church's original roof was replaced in 1965 by a metal joist structure supporting corrugated asbestos sheets.
It was designed by engineer Jeronimo Jiminez Coranado.
It is one of 31 churches reviewed for listing on the National Register in 1984.
Gruta De San Juan Bautista reviews
This is a peaceful spot in an isolated town. We drove up from Cabo Rojo via a very narrow and extremely curvy mountain road. The town is charming, and the views breathtaking, but the drive can be... more »
Relive the baptism of Jesus in this wonderful landscape. It has not only the recreation of the baptism of the Lord, but also lots of nature, a calm ambience and a path to walk in order to get to the..... more »
The site was beautiful, clean and perfect for that wonderful picture and if you are religious is a peaceful place for lift up prayers.
A really good place, excelent for Christian spiritual people.
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