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Wonderful church both outside and in.

This is more on the outskirts of the city, but not a very long walk. It is set in a large... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitely visit.It's a beautiful church in Guatemala. It's on 6 av. and worth the walk to stop in... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
Alayla S
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4 days ago
“Wonderful church both outside and in.”
Sep 29, 2018
The intricately carved wooden altar and the statue titled Jesus Nazareno del Perdon are the highlights in this church built between 1800 and 1851
6 Av. and 13 Calle, Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is more on the outskirts of the city, but not a very long walk. It is set in a large courtyard, with superb trees, both the main and the side facades are wonderful. The interior of the church is just as beautiful, with interesting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KirkieClare
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Definitely visit.It's a beautiful church in Guatemala. It's on 6 av. and worth the walk to stop in for a few minutes.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alayla S
Reviewed December 29, 2016

We actually attended a funeral at the Iglesia. I asked our travel tour guide about the beautiful colors of curtains, cloths, etc. in each church we saw, as they all looked brand new. He informed me that the churches change the color of their decor...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank barbzap37
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Definitely worth seeing, although be prepared for a somewhat disappointing interior compared with the imposing exterior.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

It is a really pretty church from the outside but also from the inside. It is ideal to go there m to have a quick look and rest.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Felicia J
Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Walking from my hotel to the Metropolitan Cathedral, I passed by this church. There was a mass going on which I joined. After the mass ended I took some pictures of its altar and its other beautiful sections. Before leaving the church, I approached the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed August 10, 2014

I visited La Iglesia de San Francisco as the town of Antigua was getting ready to celebrate their Easter or "semana Santa" week which is famously known. The Church is beautiful, great representation of the Spanish Colonial times. The images of the saints, Jesus and...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Marucha J
Reviewed February 13, 2014

Great Catholic Church, beautiful cathedral. Has a black Jesus that Pope John Paul visited. Across the Central Parque and the National Palace. Be careful as there are many pickpockets in the area.

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank VisaLady
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Always wonder how much good the $ would have done for the people instead of for the fancy church. That being said, folks were there praying...

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Caren_H
Reviewed May 8, 2012

Its a lovely church and for a small entrance you can walk around and photograph the ruins. A must see for the tourist in Antigua!

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank Tanya1111
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