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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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Calle Oriente,1a Avenida Sur 7a, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This church has been partially rebuilt and left as such. The interior is well worth seeing, in particular the side chapels.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This church was partially demolished by an earthquake. Never the less, it is still worth wile visiting. From here you get a great view on the volcanos. Very impressive

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very beautiful Spanish Colonial church, it used to be lighted at night, but doesn't appear to be so at this time. We went during Mass, and the ceremony was beautiful. When in Antigua stop at the church.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large, mostly undamaged church with a very moving continuous rosary being said for the Sainthood of Brother Peter.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lindseywineangel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another old church in Antiga worth to see. There is a local artisane market near the church, inside the walls. Worth to see beacause of nice front and colonial spanish climate inside.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marek M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great historical place to visit. Markets outside of the church are worth the visit and purchase from. Great history and grounds regarding the originating pastor.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TBreez
Reviewed 5 February 2019

A large and lovely church that somehow escaped being flattened by the temblor of 1733, There are associations with Guatemala's own saint, Hermano Pedro.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank James P
Reviewed 3 February 2019

this was a good place to walk by lots of vender out front and lot of activiy. it is a safe place. good to go.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

San Pedro listens to your prayers to heal. But s heart shaped candle Fromm the church for your heart health or perhaps a body for your liver. Pretty place with many devout.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank evanses5
Reviewed 19 December 2018

The church of San Francisco is my absolute favourite Church or Cathedral in Antigua. It offers some incredible paintings and mural and is seemingly modern compared to other churches and cathedrals. The atmosphere is very relaxing and it is clear to see that this place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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