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Address: Plaza San Francisco at Avenida Mariscal Santa Cruz, La Paz, Bolivia
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This centuries-old church combines Spanish and native building styles.

This centuries-old church combines Spanish and native building styles.

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Street concert at the front on Sunday afternoon

The architrcture is a combination of european and indiginous...so it is a beautiful unique church...no doubt But whats more excited are activities at the front...such as chess... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The architrcture is a combination of european and indiginous...so it is a beautiful unique church...no doubt But whats more excited are activities at the front...such as chess tables and street concert

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Cairo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the Most Important buildings in La Paz and a unique architecture and facade-decoration! Note the floral motives and the inca-faces there! And never forget to say a prayer for the Peoples of Bolivia!

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Cancun, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a historic church built upon the peace between the rich spaniards and mestizos and the poor indigens The church is nice and classical; however it has been partially restored and in the process some of the charm went away to be replaced by glitterness

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is a really lovely church in the middle of crazy and busy La Paz - worth a visit even if you're not catholic or religious.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The monastery is interesting to visit and there is a nice view from the roof and bell towers. The guided tour provided only basic information and was only in Spanish though they do have alternate tours in English. The information delivered was pretty basic though, and provided no information at all on a temporary exhibit they has on the Emperors... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Nice church on a busy square where everyone tries to sell anything. Very close to the touristic Sganaga street.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend are Australian and we visited this church today and not only did Daniel fill us with knowledge we had a good laugh together highly recommend for a fantastic experience! Muchas gracias Daniel & San Francisco!! Two proper legends

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building and a lovely town square adjacent. Exterior architecture is stunning, the solemn dark interior is incredibly interesting. Worth a 30 minute stop.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Cool place to visit, I must for all those visiting La Paz. Here you will see the San Francisco Church, loved the architecture of this church with Mestizo and Baroque influences.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

A busy square where everyone collects. Watch your valuables. Church is old and great to take photos of.

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