Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, Lima

4.5
Standing proudly since 1774, Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco in World Heritage-listed central Lima has survived several earthquakes throughout its storied history. The exquisite church, recognizable for its lemon yellow facade, includes an extensive library with a worldwide reputation for excellence. You can visit the complex's creepy catacombs, used before the construction of the city's main cemetery. Use our Lima trip tool to add Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco and other attractions to your Lima vacation plans.
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  • Did the English speaking tour and found it an interesting place. The guide gave us an in-depth explanation into the catacombs and there are some fantastic pieces of art inside. As with other tours I d...  more »
  • I'm pretty sure you can not tour the Catacombs without going with a guide. Upon arrival into lobby, check in for a guided tour. Explain which language you want your guide to speak. Our guide was very ...  more »
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  • This is an amazing place to visit. NOT suitable for handicap people.One of the oldest churches and convent since Spanish Colonial times.The gold covered altars, the paintings and the tour to the catacombs make this an interesting place to visit.The entry ticket was very reasonable.You need to go in a tour.Too many steps for people with troubled knees.No availability for wheel chairs.It is better to go on weekends.
  • Very neat place if you are in to history. Alot of great architecture and art work. The catacombs were really cool to see. Worth a visit of you have a few days in Lima.
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