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Iglesia de San Francisco, La Paz
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Explore the craftsmanship and artistry that went into the creation of a Catholic church at Iglesia de San Francisco. The original church of this establishment was actually completed in 1581, but the structure collapsed in the 17th century due to snowfall. The edifice you see today is the second church, built in the 18th century, with part of its convent used as a museum. From outside, view the Mestizo-Baroque stonework. Take a tour of the inside to see areas not normally open to the public, such as the belfry and the painting collection in the museum. Even without a tour, step inside to view the art originating from locals and the Spanish colonizers. By using our La Paz travel itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Iglesia de San Francisco and other attractions in La Paz.
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  • Make your way here and then head off up the many laneways and explore the old City . The Church has lots of activity outside as well as the usual views inside 
  • One of the oldest infrastructure of the city of La Paz. its walls writes the history of the cloister of the Franciscan and the evolution that has taken the Church as such. Travel just reaching high campaigns. It is recommended that you visit.
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  • The architrcture is a combination of european and indiginous...so it is a beautiful unique church...no doubt But whats more excited are activities at the front...such as chess tables and street concer...  more »
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  • Nice place to see here at night. Beautiful iglesia
  • Must see item. Iconic place of La Paz.
  • Inspiring Basilica dedicated to St. Francis.
  • Stinks of urine out side whole square.. Smell it in church too were people trailing it through. Stinks . Go at your own will.
  • The guides into thw church are very kind