San Francisco Church

location:

Located in the first block of the street Zela in the Plaza San Francisco.


description:

Once the Franciscans arrive in Arequipa in 1551, the church was built poorly and provisionally, as the site of the first church ran the refectory. Arequipa asking neighbors to build a religious complex for the Franciscans, in 1569 held the contract with the architect Gaspar Baez and work started immediately, rising walls of ashlar and brick vaults, with a single nave, as all the first churches of Arequipa, is then added and finally the chancel side aisles at the expense of Canon D. Gregory Ignacio Adriazola.

The Convent as the church, dating from the sixteenth century cloisters with large silver and jewels of religious art. A museum, interesting art gallery and a library with over 20,000 volumes.

Iglesia-de-San-Francisco-Arequipa


attractives:

In the church include the Baroque pulpit decorated with embossed shortened and the front of the main altar is completely embossed in silver. Today has been converted into a craft mall.

The part of the museum, has an interesting art gallery and a library with over 20,000 volumes.


schedule:





useful information

A summary of necessary information for the traveler: Exchange, schedules, reference prices and much more.

+

tourist packages

Choose tours where you can appreciate breathtaking landscapes and vestiges of ancient cultures.

+

hotels & lodgings

Find accommodation for your stay in Cusco, from facilities in rural areas to five star hotels.

+



Cuscoperu.com e-commerce SCRL

U.V. Mariscal Gamarra 5-H Pje. Retamas, Cusco

Teléfono/Fax: +51 84 263646

info@cuscoperu.com