Iglesia de San Francisco, Bogota

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Take a tour of the oldest preserved church in the city when you visit Iglesia de San Francisco. Originally built in the latter half of the 16th century, the cathedral was dedicated to St. Francis of Assisi. Take time to admire the stunning architecture from the outside. Then move to the interior, where you'll find gold embellishments decorating the altar and its backdrop--a grand view from the pews. Statues of religious figures line the bottom of an elaborately designed ceiling within the worship room. Ask at the attraction for service times if you are interested. Plan your visit to Iglesia de San Francisco and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bogota trip app.
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  • A lot of people becoming in this church all day. Dores are open all day and everyone is warmly welcomed  more »
  • It must have been quite a project when they started building this church in 1557 (look at the rough stone outerwalls). Finally completed in 1627 and still standing in a world that is rapidly changing....  more »
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  • Doesn't look like much from the outside, but please step inside. The interior is very grand with plenty of statues. Built in 1550, this Dan Franciscan church still looks great and is worth a quick visit.
  • The north entrance of the old Santa Fe city, this church is just mystic and amazing.
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