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Mexico City Sights

Iglesia de San Francisco

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

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.

Sight Information

Address:

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

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Phone:

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Sight Details:

  • Daily 7 am–8:30 pm

Updated 12/31/1969

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