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. Use our Potosi itinerary planner to add San Francisco of Potosi Convent and Temple and other attractions to your Potosi vacation plans.
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  • Probably the most interesting church in Potosi to visit, as it's more than just a church of course. Tour guide was quite knowledgeable. Catacombs and access to rooftop were nice touches. 
  • Personally I do not churches like muchmucho but this monastery is worthwhile. Eye with the tour/visits timetable. It has a cost of $15 - 20bs. The viewpoint is spectacular
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  • Beautiful church, with a beautiful view of Potosi. Visit only in the morning. Located 200 m from the square. Beautiful patio,
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