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Convento de San Francisco, Cajamarca

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  • What a collection of oddities. The religious art is naive and badly in need of restoration. The four typewriters ... why are they there ... the vestiments, well if you like that sort of thing but the ...  more »
  • Entry to the Convent and Catacombs is behind the church and costs s/5 and they open at 4pm in the afternoon. You can hire a guide, this is voluntary at an extra cost. The catacombs are a little disapp...  more »
  • This is a big historical place for Peru as this was the resting place for Atahualpa after he was killed by Pizarro. The tour shows you his actual resting place and a few catatumbs as well as very impo...  more »
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  • The monastery has a supposed museu where you are guided by children repeating a text like parrots and showing you the obvious, treating you as ignorant. Blaming the poor quality of the paints on photos taken along the years as bad mantaince had no part of it. Reason for no pictures are allowed inside Not recomended
  • Historic heritage and cultural of all
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  • Built between 1699 and 1737, which has octagonal towers. To build the temple, they had to removed stones of the Hill "Santa Apolónia – Cajamarca"
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  • A church's beautiful architecture. At his side, towards the street Amalia Puga, is the chapel on the altar, an image there is beautiful from our Lady of Sorrows.
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  • The best of San Fransisco is the style of its architecture
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