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San Francisco Plaza (Plaza de San Francisco): Tours & Tickets

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Once serving as a lively commercial center during pre-Columbian times, this large cobbled square is dominated by the enormous Iglesia de San Francisco and the monastery of the same name.
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Quito, Ecuador
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From the bottom of the plaza a beautiful view is to be had of the San Francisco church complex, old elegant houses across the square and the opposing mountain with its colored houses and imposing statue of the Virgin of Quito. On the square a panoply of street life with local
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This is a huge plaza infront of a famous San Francisco CHurch in Quito.However the place will soon be transformed due to the fact that they are apparently constructing a subway station at the area. Quito has been experiencing a tourist boom in recent years that they are
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I know everyone like the plaxa de armes in cusco. But dont forget about the san fran plaza i luked hanging out here more this are more authentic and in the plaza de armas every few seconds someone wants you to buy something from them to the point where you can ne ver just chill
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This plaza as well as the church and the convent are the oldest in Old Town. It has kept the original stones, the original water fountain that provided water for the whole city since its foundation in 1534. There are nice views from here.
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Just sit on a bench and watch the world go by! So many different people to see, beautiful architecture to observe. Plan your next stop!
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