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Mexico City Sights

Iglesia de San Francisco

  • Madero 7 at 16 de Septiembre Map It
  • Alameda Central
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

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On the site of Mexico's first convent (1524), this 18th-century structure in a French neo-Gothic style has served as a barracks, a hotel, a circus, a theater, and a Methodist temple. On Independence Day in 1856 a conspiracy was uncovered here, leading to a temporary banishment of the convent's religious folk.

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Madero 7 at 16 de Septiembre, Mexico City, 06000, Mexico

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  • Daily 7 am–8:30 pm


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