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Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, Lima
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Standing proudly since 1774, Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco in World Heritage-listed central Lima has survived several earthquakes throughout its storied history. The exquisite church, recognizable for its lemon yellow facade, includes an extensive library with a worldwide reputation for excellence. You can visit the complex's creepy catacombs, used before the construction of the city's main cemetery. Add Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco to your Lima travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Lima trip builder.
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  • What is more striking are the catacombs, they impact the truth. It is a broad tour of these two places, and you notice an issue with not less religion.
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  • What most impressed me this place is the opportunity to visit its catacombs. The visit is always guided, so it is obvious their historical value.
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  • I was looking forward to this so hard. I absolutely love bones and I saw catacombs in Italy where they removed all the remains, but not here! Bones, bones, everywhere, all on display! I loved it. They...  more »