San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco), Quito

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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Gape in wonder at the dazzling gold and ornate carvings adorning the interior of San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco). A crowning jewel of the central square, the church has stood for almost as long as Quito itself--construction started just weeks after the city was founded in 1534. Despite significant damage from earthquakes, the church's commanding facade and glorious interior remain in top condition thanks to tireless restoration work. Check out the attached courtyard, which features a ring of palm trees among its manicured gardens. San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco) is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Quito Edition.
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  • It is a must-see if these in Quito, but batteries in these dates are working on square and a little annoying
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  • Full of artistic works of the colony, stories and legends in each corner, as well as all the mysticism and faith of the people of Quito; they do the Church and San Francisco Museum a place to stop in the historic centre
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  • phenomenal is its construction, as they tell it, was built in his home by Cantuña, through a pact with the devil himself.
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