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Santiago Sights

Museo Colonial de San Francisco

  • Av. Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins (Alameda) 834 Map It
  • Santiago Centro

Updated 12/03/2014

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This monastery adjacent to Iglesia San Francisco houses the best collection of 17th-century colonial paintings on the continent. Inside the rooms wrapping around the courtyard are 54 large-scale canvases portraying the life of St. Francis painted in Cuzco, Peru, as well as a plethora of religious iconography and an impressive collection of silver artifacts. Most pieces are labeled in Spanish and English. There are peacocks roaming the central courtyard.

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Av. Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins (Alameda) 834, Santiago, 8330082, Chile

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  • 1,000 pesos
  • Tues.–Fri. 10–1:30 and 2:30–6, Mon. and Sat. 10–1:30 and 2:30–4

Updated 12/03/2014


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