Basilica Menor San Francisco, Salta

4.7
#2 of 14 in Historic Sites in Salta
Terracotta tiles, ivory columns, and gold trimming combine to make the stunning facade of Basilica Menor San Francisco, Salta's most distinctive landmark. Admire the combination of European architecture and indigenous influence, which explains the church's bright, unusual exterior colors. Make sure you take a good look at the intricate frescoes adorning the church's walls and ceiling, as you can't take photos of the interior. Once you've finished admiring the church, take a stroll through the attached gardens, where you can take a few snaps. The church forms part of a functioning nunnery, which occasionally limits visiting hours. Use our Salta journey builder tool to arrange your visit to Basilica Menor San Francisco and other attractions in Salta.
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  • it is a very picturesque and beautiful church. It is located very close to the main square. It's very cozy.
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  • If you can take a guided tour. they're not going to forget her!!! A short walk through the cloisters will allow you to perceive a mystical climate that remains on those centuries-old walls. A rest for the soul and mind. Wonderful.
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  • Beautiful church. The lighting at night makes it look even more magical!
  • Really nice church, especially seen from the outside.
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