Iglesia San Francisco, Cali

4.4
#3 of 6 in Historic Sites in Cali
The oldest colonial building in the city and one of the sturdiest, Iglesia San Francisco has weathered a number of heavy earthquakes since its construction in 1586. Look out for the intricate carving of the Virgen del Socorro on the main altar, brought to the city in 1540 by the founder of Santiago, Pedro de Valdivia, from his conquistador mission. History buffs should appreciate the attached museum dedicated to colonial-era art. It should be noted that no photography or video-making of the church is permitted. Plan your visit to Iglesia San Francisco and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Cali trip generator.
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  • August 8, 2017
    I found a site that really should visit, the way in which this built, also the interior is very nice and cozy, undisputed route is Cali
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  • June 26, 2017
    One of the largest churches of Cali. Beautiful and imposing. Occupies a highlighted against the religious architectural references. Linda, guarantees great photos and a good reflection on religious cultural landscape.
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  • May 6, 2017
    It is located across the Interior of the Valle del Cauca; and it's a nice Franciscan church. It is a large building, featuring a tower of bricks mudejar style. It also has a Museum of religious items from different periods.
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  • July 9, 2016
    Such a beautiful and historic site to visit at night! Loved the experience!
  • August 31, 2016
    Super
  • March 30, 2017
    Cute Franciscan Temple located in front of the governorate of the Valle del Cauca. Its designed brick structure has a tower very beautiful mudejar style.
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  • April 21, 2017
    All caleño has a photo of child in this park, it is one of the most emblematic of the city, is a pleasant site, also known as the PARQUE DE LAS PALOMAS.
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  • March 27, 2017
    The Church San Francisco and the chapel of the Immaculate Conception have a great tradition in Cali. The convent of Friars living there called San Joaquin and a Museum of antique religious items; There is an ossuary and cenizario where there are many monks who passed through this cloister
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