San Francisco of Potosi Convent and Temple, Potosi

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Visit San Francisco of Potosi Convent and Temple, Bolivia's oldest religious complex. Originally constructed in 1547, it was demolished due to its inadequate size and then rebuilt in 1707. The church features two towers and an outdoor temple. Step inside to see the interior full of Baroque ornamentation, and look for the image of Christ of Vera Cruz, dating from 1550. Climb to the top of the church towers or up to the convent roof for panoramic views over the city and the nearby mountain. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to San Francisco of Potosi Convent and Temple and many more Potosi attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Potosi trip app .
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  • You should not miss the guided visit to the convent of San Francisco, is one of the most interesting of the city.
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  • Paying entrance, cheap, for access to the roof of the Church and from there you can see the wonder of colonial building and a view of 360 degrees of the city and the Cerro Rico. It is magical, adjusting the view and sense, can transport you in time and feel the gone times, retouching photos taken from there, makes me want to return.
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  • San Francisco of Potosi is one of the many existing churches in Potosi. From the rest of its beautiful roof, chiripichnaja differs in that, for a small fee, you can climb. The Church is situated in the city centre and the roof offers a panoramic view of the whole city and, of course, to "Silver".
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