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Church of San Francisco

Calle Oriente 7 | Calle de los Pasos, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7882 4439
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One of many ruined churches in the city, this multi-domed church is often visited by pilgrims seeking answers to their prayers from Friar Hermano Pedro, the beatified 17th-century monk buried inside.
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Calle Oriente 7 | Calle de los Pasos, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7882 4439
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Old church and monastery, the latter destroyed by earthquake in the 1700s. Pretty gardens and interesting ruins. Upper story nice views of surrounding area.

Thank K B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classic Spanish colonial architecture, with a very photogenic 'broken' look and some nice ruins in the back (with just a 8Q entry fee)

Thank 97rockyg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pilgrimage spot for those seeking help from Peter of Saint Joseph Betancur (Santo Hermano Pedro) who is entombed here. The locals leave notes, etc. tucked into his tomb. There is plenty to see on the grounds so don't rush and do your homework.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an afternoon wandering the city looking at church ruins. San Francisco was the best of them! Pay the Q7 and go inside to see the museum, but more importantly walk the grounds. This was once a proud building, and even in ruin it’s...More

Thank MFC31
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Admission: 7Q This church and museum is a must-see in Antigua. I had a guide (through my Spanish school) and I felt like that really made it a great experience. You can walk through the ruins and see beautiful flowers and fruit trees. The museum...More

Thank jennykbrooks
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Beautiful church inside. Take a look inside and enjoy the beauty. Its a very old church. It is open everyday and located adjacent to the Central Park.

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed wondering through the small market before entering this church. The church itself it very imposing and is still used for services. Whilst we walked around there was a choir practise happening, which made it a enjoyable visit.

Thank Travellover6128
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This church holds the tomb of the only Saint of Guatemala. There is a small museum dedicated to him also at the side of the church.

Thank rainylor
Reviewed 6 August 2017

If you are looking to learn about Antiqua Guatemalan history and see 15th Century ruins this place is a must. The sites of the Monastery ruins are spectacular. It takes about 2 hours to tour and you will not disappointed. Be sure to go into...More

Thank Cheri M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We did not go in this church but I love the facade. There is also a small handicrafts market within the grounds

Thank Brad H
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