Iglesia San Francisco, Salta

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Terracotta tiles, ivory columns, and gold trimming combine to make the stunning facade of Iglesia San Francisco, Salta's most distinctive landmark. Admire the combination of European architecture and indigenous influence, which explains the church's bright, unusual exterior colors. Make sure you take a good look at the intricate frescoes adorning the church's walls and ceiling, as you can't take photos of the interior. Once you've finished admiring the church, take a stroll through the attached gardens, where you can take a few snaps. The church forms part of a functioning nunnery, which occasionally limits visiting hours. Use our Salta journey builder tool to arrange your visit to Iglesia San Francisco and other attractions in Salta.
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  • One of the attractive visits in must-see in Salta. In addition to power to visit it and it has guided tour during the morning and afternoon. With the possibility of knowing the history of the Congregation of Franciscan, a Salta which you wonder as well as showing the architectural beauties. Don't miss her visit.
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  • The Church of San Francisco is located a couple of blocks from the historical center of Salta. Highlights in the sunsets with their luminaries, highlighting even more their outer beauty. A required point to visit the linda in Salta
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  • Beautiful church. A few blocks from the central square, already you can see it poking out from the Cabildo. Striking out, has in great number of images of Saints and virgins, between her little sight of the sweet stand.
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  • Simply stunning. Rich in history.
  • San Francisco church, is a place of peace and spirituality, good speaker, to understand the word of Jesucristo. And enjoy beautiful choir that accompanies each ceremony. That God will give peace spirituality to every citizen and server thank you...! God bless you all...
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  • Very nice Cathedral
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  • I love this Church of Salta. Beautiful way to be painted. And it has a Museum and a few impressive cloisters
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  • Beautiful church. It is a necessary step if the runs through the historical Street home.
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