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Iglesia San Francisco

Cordoba & Caseros, Salta, Argentina
+54 387 431-0830
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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.
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  • Very good36%
  • 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 4 days ago

Wish it would have been opened when passing by. It is fabulous from the outside and even more during the night when it is illuminated, can be seen from afar.

Thank KarinEmma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly decorated church constructed between 1625 -1870 with several rebuilds. The outside is a striking red and yellow colour. I side there are some old artworks.

Thank peterlondon91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the other church in Salta that one must try and visit. It's really a short walk from the Catedral de Salta and is as beautiful. I always wonder how they keep the outside colours so vibrant thru all weathers during the year.

Thank malnit56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just off the main plaza, this is a beautiful building with exceptional art and interior, well-worth a stop. We did not take the full guided tour but simply stopped in the church itself after services. Everyone in our group of 10 was very glad we...More

Thank Manticorny
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We visited this church and we were lucky to be present while a wedding was taking place. The outside of the building is beautifully coloured and so is the inside. Well worth a visit.

Thank Raj P
Reviewed 23 November 2017 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 28 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 30 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
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