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Iglesia San Francisco

Cordoba & Caseros, Salta, Argentina
+54 387 431-0830
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Salta City Sightseeing Tour
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This towering church with striking white pillars is one of Salta’s most famous landmarks, often pictured on the city's postcards.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bell tower” (8 reviews)
“old church” (4 reviews)
“nice church” (4 reviews)
Cordoba & Caseros, Salta, Argentina
+54 387 431-0830
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ornate church, quieter than local cathedral. The outside is kind of surrealistic, definitely unique. Inside nice, but nothing special.

Thank C-Z-1982
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I passed this church evrry night on my way back to the hotel. Very beautiful. After an evening of wine, this structure, with its lights and design really stands out

Thank Joe V
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Worth a stop in, there are not an over abundance of churches in Salta, so we popped into all that we're open.

Thank muffins1
Reviewed 6 September 2017

very nice place the barroc idear of a church ,it looks like the ones in sicily more impressive from outside that inside

Reviewed 31 August 2017

Even if you are not too keen on churches, this minor basilica deserves a visit. Ornately decorated inside and out, and of impressive proportions, this church will not fail to impress. When we visited, there was lovely baroque ambient music playing in the background. Just...More

Thank Gia C
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A really nice church. Amazing architecture and the colours make contrast with the city's landmarks. I love this church and the inside is breathtaking. I prefer this one than the cathedral but it's a matter of taste.

Thank Israël M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Having traveled all over Central and South America I've certainly seen my share of churches...but this colorful confection of an iglesia is really something different. Terrific for shutter bugs especially! The interior is a familiar combination of Catholic icons and decoration and, though impressive, is...More

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This is a minor basilica, is very well kept and a beautiful church. If you are catholic, the blessed sacrament is exposed on the left door from the entrance. The place is good for prayer and meditation, there were Gregorian chants playing inside.

Thank Solaz P
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This church is as stunning inside as it is out, we would have liked to have stayed longer but the church was closing not long after we arrived. We still however managed to appreciate the superb architecture and exceptional interior.

Thank Stevetarn2014
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Actually difficult to miss. A major church but remarkable for its coloured exterior and an interior to match.

Thank Ivor M
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