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On a small square set back from the street and next to the Corte Superior de Justicia (itself worth a peek), La Merced, one of Trujillo's most impressive churches, dates to 1636. It's especially notable for the colorful carved figures in relief around the cupola, including alternating series of small angels and cherubs supporting the top section -- perhaps 100 in all. Inside, the church is salmon and white, with white stone arches. At the rear, apparently jammed into the organ loft, is a massive rococo pipe organ.