Gruta De San Juan Bautista, Maricao

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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.
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.
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  • A special place where you can meditate, be relaxed and feel peace and tranquility in the countryside. And most importantly you feel the divine presence and recreate when Jesus was baptized.
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  • A quick stop of history and purity! Rich and crystal clear water. You can exercise so much up stairs.
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  • 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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