We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (60)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
City Center, Granada, Granada, Nicaragua
+505 2552 5535
Ways to Experience Cathedral San Francisco
from USD 54.00
More Info
from USD 104.00
More Info
Reviews (111)
Filter reviews
73 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsold churchcultural artifactsformer conventstatuesburntcourtyardstructurepiratesnicaraguausd
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 73 reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Convento y Museo San Francisco (monastery and church) is a stop you should not miss on a walking tour of Granada. It was built to colonize and "Christianize" the people of Nicaragua when the Spanish imposed themselves on the country. The original church was...More

Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Beautiful Cathedral in the main City center and it was only half a block from our hotel. It is a beautiful but central American typical Cathedral. Since this is right at the city center you will see lots of shops, food stalls and hundreds people...More

Thank AsimA343
Reviewed 17 May 2018

There is a museum with a collection of primitive art from Nicaragua with is great to see because Nicaragua has the best primitive or naive art in the world and the collection is quite nice . We got inspired and bought our own great piece...More

Thank edgarziber9
Reviewed 22 March 2018

The attached museum is definitely worth a visit! Recently renovated and well done. Mostly historic folklore but great for kids and adults alike.

Thank Saints1915
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Over all it was an experience to visit Granada in Nicaragua, the country is very poor only just getting into tourism . There are some very beautiful buildings in the center of the city along with a pretty park area, you can also take a...More

Thank angelfishtwo
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This convent is a must see if you are visiting Granada. Amazing history, beautiful cathedral, and inexpensive.

Thank Arthur H
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a lovely old church that still has services every week. The stain glass is beautiful and if you are able to climb the stairs to the top it is spectacular to see the surroundings of the city.

Thank MaryD2488
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Very well maintained and clearly respected original structure from long ago. Beautiful interior, main altar and side altars, all accessible for visitation as well as photography

Thank Bonita V
Reviewed 27 December 2017

This small museum would probably not be worth the $5 admission if not for the opportunity to see the Zapatera statues, which I believe not not accessible elsewhere. The rest of the museum is worth a quick walk through.

Thank Blabbott
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Many historic items from the local area of Nicaragua. This is a comfortable example of a historic Cathedral, not over restored or altered to attract tourists.

Thank 989emmettm
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 hotels in Granada
Casa San Francisco
768 reviews
.08 km away
Hotel Estrada
115 reviews
.09 km away
Hotel Casa Generalife
13 reviews
.10 km away
Il Padrino Hotel
202 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 179 restaurants in Granada
Pita Pita
878 reviews
.16 km away
Bocadillos - Tapas Kitchen & Bar
344 reviews
.08 km away
El Pizzaiol
204 reviews
.17 km away
The Garden Cafe
2,385 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 137 attractions in Granada
Catedral de Granada
712 reviews
.26 km away
Mi Museo
151 reviews
.34 km away
Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco
135 reviews
.06 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cathedral San Francisco staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines