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Iglesia de San Francisco, Bogota

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Take a tour of the oldest preserved church in the city when you visit Iglesia de San Francisco. Originally built in the latter half of the 16th century, the cathedral was dedicated to St. Francis of Assisi. Take time to admire the stunning architecture from the outside. Then move to the interior, where you'll find gold embellishments decorating the altar and its backdrop--a grand view from the pews. Statues of religious figures line the bottom of an elaborately designed ceiling within the worship room. Ask at the attraction for service times if you are interested. Use our Bogota trip itinerary builder to add Iglesia de San Francisco and other attractions to your Bogota vacation plans.
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  • San Francisco church are on the opposite side of the gold Museum. Appearance is sober and solemn atmosphere said history is internal. Central altar and paintings and sculptures as decorations in the Church it is gorgeous. Inside is prohibited.
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  • If not the oldest is one of the oldest churches in Bogota, began to build just after 20 years from the founding of the city. It's a significant testimony of the 17th century. Very beautiful are his woodcuts. Its location is central in the famous Carrera 7
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  • I struck it beauty and the decorated fruit of a work amazing dedicated to make beautiful a temple religious, in the understood of that it beautiful us unites to the beauty that is one of them attributes divine. Also see can be a form of prayer.
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  • Doesn't look like much from the outside, but please step inside. The interior is very grand with plenty of statues. Built in 1550, this Dan Franciscan church still looks great and is worth a quick visit.
  • The north entrance of the old Santa Fe city, this church is just mystic and amazing.
  • It's a rare and beautiful church.
  • Historic landmark artistic and religious
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  • San Francisco church is a church built between 1661 from 1557. Unfortunately the inside has been prohibited. Affected by earthquake in 1785, which was rebuilt after a popular tourist spot. Church of St. Lou is white and beautiful.
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