Basilica y Convento de San Francisco, Buenos Aires

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Survey the ornate twin towers and one of the world's largest tapestries at Basilica y Convento de San Francisco, dating back to 1815. The Italian-style neoclassical basilica's exterior also features intricately carved statues of Saint Francis flanked by Dante, Giotto, and Christopher Columbus kneeling at his feet. Check opening times and head inside to see the enormous tapestry created by Argentine artist Horacio Butler. Stop inside the adjacent museum just left of the entrance for an extra-informative trip. Plan to see Basilica y Convento de San Francisco and other attractions that appeal to you using our Buenos Aires planning site .
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  • Perhaps one of the oldest cathedrals in Buenos Aires, it was still in the midst of renovation. The museum is next to the building and it's worth a visit.
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  • This temple is an extremely interesting place and full of history, it preserves many objects from centuries ago however it is not given the importance it deserves. The time I went I was in remodeling and I don't know if it was finished but I saw it with scaffolding for months and they never finished.
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  • One of the oldest churches in Buenos Aires
  • Very beautiful and impressive churches.
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