The World List of Tangibles of Tourist Attraction

Las Lajas Sanctuary is a basilica church located in the southern Colombian Department of Nariño, in the municipality of Ipiales, and built inside the canyon of the Guáitara River.

The present church was built in Gothic Revival style between 1916 and 1949. The name Laja (slab) comes from the name of a type of flat sedimentary rock similar to shale and slate.

Las Lajas Sanctuary Las Lajas Sanctuary

Location: Ipiales, Nariño, Colombia

The year of entering to the World List of Tourist Attractions:   2018

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