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Church of San Francisco

Calle Oriente 7 | Calle de los Pasos, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7882 4439
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One of many ruined churches in the city, this multi-domed church is often visited by pilgrims seeking answers to their prayers from Friar Hermano Pedro, the beatified 17th-century monk buried inside.
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  • Average8%
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Calle Oriente 7 | Calle de los Pasos, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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+502 7882 4439
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"hermano pedro"
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"saint joseph"
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"wear long pants"
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"religious art"
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"interesting ruins"
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"small museum"
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"beautiful facade"
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"walk around"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I attended Easter Mass at Church of San Francisco. One of the larger churches in Antiqua and has a large courtyard with 20 plus venders. My wife and I stayed for 30 minutes and watched the locals have brunch from one of...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit off the main trail of Antigua but still close the main square. Impressive church, ruins of monastery for which you have to pay entrance. Lovely garden. On holy week procession there was a lot of food stalls and small market too. For lunch...More

Thank duhoz
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is one of the most frequented sanctuaries by the local population because of the shrine of Peter of Saint Joseph Betancur. For really reasonable money you can see also there museum and ruins. All other places in Antigua are rather expensive. Here you can...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful church and ruins. Set in picturesque gardens. Easily explored. Walk down the block for entrance into an adjacent shrine and more gardens.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a historic church that has been partially restored. You can walk around and see much of the original structure.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The background to this church from the guide was fascinating as he explained its history. It is an amazing historic building and the grounds behind it are really worth seeing.

Thank DavidMay1945
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This was part of our walking tour and the Church of San Francisco was really pleasant. Well worth the visit and a colonial masterpiece. Also visited St Peter's Museum next door. This has the Tomb of Central America's first Saint. Our guide Erwin really brought...More

Thank George B
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This church is off the beaten track slightly but still within a short walk from the main square. A colonial masterpiece. The grounds behind are a great walk where the monastery was. And the story of one of the monks and his miracles make it...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The church is lovely featuring the tomb to Central America's first saint. Be sure to visit St. Peter's museum next door. I took rosaries from the next door market that the friar nicely blessed for me to give my students. My favorite place in Antigua...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

We had a guide who explained a lot about the history of this church which was very interesting. Its a lovely church with some interesting artifacts and so worth a visit for half an hour or so.

Thank David C
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