Basilica de San Francisco y Museo de Arte Sacro, San Salvador de Jujuy
(4.4/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
Art, history, and religion converge at Basilica de San Francisco y Museo de Arte Sacro, a colonial church next to a culturally revered museum displaying sacred works of art dating between the 16th and 20th centuries. Franciscans constructed the church shortly after their arrival in the area, between 1611 and 1618. Adapted through the years, today it features a facade from 1900 with two towers. Step inside to observe the intricately carved altar and confessional pulpits, octagonal domed ceiling, and impressive chandelier. Stop by the museum to survey displays of religious artifacts. With our world travel planner, Province of Jujuy attractions like Basilica de San Francisco y Museo de Arte Sacro can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • For those who like to know churches and see the architectural riches is a special place. Enjoy to look at the details. I love especially the baroque churches
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  • To enjoy the religious art, highlight the beautiful carved pulpit! to visit and observe in silence of the paintings and their meaning
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  • good option if like the churches, I recommend see the old pulpit in wood carved and polychrome equal that the altar
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