Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, Lima

4.5
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. Use our Lima trip tool to add Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco and other attractions to your Lima vacation plans.
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  • One of the reasons for going to Lima in my case was very enthusiastic about visiting the catacombs. Unfortunately the visit is necessarily guided, in very large groups for the little space, you can not take pictures or record and the person in charge of the group not empathetic, since the tour began I felt I wanted to leave soon. I understand why these measures, but they ruin the experience.
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  • Certainly worth a visit, as the whole old town of Lima the church is inside and outside nicely crafted
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  • This is an amazing place to visit. NOT suitable for handicap people.One of the oldest churches and convent since Spanish Colonial times.The gold covered altars, the paintings and the tour to the catacombs make this an interesting place to visit.The entry ticket was very reasonable.You need to go in a tour.Too many steps for people with troubled knees.No availability for wheel chairs.It is better to go on weekends.
  • Very neat place if you are in to history. Alot of great architecture and art work. The catacombs were really cool to see. Worth a visit of you have a few days in Lima.
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