Church of San Pedro de Atacama

The church of San Pedro, also known as the church of San Pedro de Atacama, is located to one side of the plaza of San Pedro de Atacama, in the city of the same name, in the Region of Antofagasta, Chile. The patron of the church, as its name indicates, is San Pedro, who is celebrated every year on the 29 of June with typical dances. The first church of the town was built about 100 years before the construction of the current building. The current church was built in the SEVENTEENTH century, after the destruction of the oldest. The tower was built in 1964 On July 6, 1951, the church was declared a National Monument of Chile, in the category of Historical Monument,